Economics of Managerial Decisions, The, Student Value Edition

Economics of Managerial Decisions, The, Student Value Edition

by Roger Blair, Mark Rush

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780134166162
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/18/2018
Edition description: Student
Pages: 816
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.25(d)

About the Author

Roger Blair is the Walter J. Matherly Professor and chair of economics at the University of Florida. He has been a visiting professor at the University of Hawaii and the University of California-Berkeley as well as Visiting Scholar in Residence, Center for the Study of American Business, Washington University. Professor Blair’s research centers on antitrust economics and policy. He has published 10 books and 200 journal articles. He has also served as an antitrust consultant to numerous corporations including Intel, Anheuser-Busch, TracFone, Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Waste Management, Astellas Pharma, and many others.

Mark Rush is a professor of economics at the University of Florida. Prior to teaching at Florida, he was an assistant professor of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh. He has spent eight months at the Kansas City Federal Reserve Bank as a visiting scholar. Professor Rush has taught MBA classes for many years and has won teaching awards for his classes. He has published in numerous professional journals, including the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, the Journal of International Money and Finance, and the Journal of Labor Economics.

Table of Contents


1. Managerial Economics and Decision Making

2. Demand and Supply

3. Measuring and Using Demand


4. Production and Costs

5. Perfect Competition

6. Monopoly and Monopolistic Competition

7. Cartels and Oligopoly

8. Game Theory and Oligopoly

9. A Manager’s Guide to Antitrust Policy


10. Advanced Pricing Decisions

11. Decisions About Vertical Integration and Distribution

12. Decisions About Production, Products, and Location

13. Marketing Decisions: Advertising and Promotion

14. Business Decisions Under Uncertainty

15. Managerial Decisions About Information

16. Using Present Value to Make Multi-Period Managerial Decisions

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WEB APPENDIX: The Business Plan

WEB CHAPTER: Franchising Decisions

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