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Managerial Economics / Edition 5

Managerial Economics / Edition 5

by William F. Samuelson, Stephen G. Marks


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ISBN-13: 9780471718345
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/03/2006
Edition description: Study Guide
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

William F. Samuelson is professor of economics and finance at Boston University School of Management. He received his B.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. His research interests include game theory, decision theory, bidding, bargaining, and experimental economics. He has published a variety of articles in leading economics and management science journals including The American Economic Review, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Econometrica, the Journal of Finance, Management Science, and Operations Research. His teaching and research have been sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the National Institute for Dispute resolution, among others. He is currently on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization and Group Decision and Negotiation.

Stephen G. Marks is associate professor of law at Boston University. He received his J.D., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of California-Berkeley. He has taught in the areas of managerial economics, finance, corporate law, and securities regulation. his research interests include corporate governance, law and economics, finance, and information theory. He has published his research in various law reviews and in such journals as the American Economic Review, The Journal of Legal Studies, and The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.

Table of Contents

I. Introduction to Economics Decision Making.

1. Decisions Within Firms.

2. Optimal Decisions Using Marginal Analysis.

3. Demand Analysis and Optimal Pricing.

4. Estimating Demand.

5. Forecasting.

6. Production.

7. Cost Analysis.

II. Competing Within Markets.

8. Perfect Competition.

9. Monopoly.

10. Oligopoly.

11. Game Theory and Competitive Strategy.

12. Regulation, Public Goods, and Benefit-Cost Analysis.

III. Decision-Making Applications.

13. Decision Making Under Uncertainty.

14. The Value of Information.

15. Assymmetric Information.

16. Bargaining and Negotiation.

17. Competitive Bidding.

18. Linear Programming.

19. Capital Budgeting.

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