Microeconomics available in Paperback
McConnell-Brue's Principles of Microeconomics,15e is the best-selling textbook and has been teaching students in a clear,unbiased way for 40 years. The 14th edition grew market share because of its clear and careful treatment of principles of microeconomics concepts,its balanced coverage,and its patient explanations. More students have learned their principles of Microeconomics from McConnell-Brue than any other text12 million of them. The 15th edition is a substantial revision that delivers a tighter,modern,Internet-savvy book.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Higher Education|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)|
About the Author
Campbell R. McConnell earned his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa after receiving degrees from Cornell College and the University of Illinois. He taught at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln from 1953 until his retirement in 1990. He is also coauthor of Contemporary Labor Economics, Seventh edition, and Essentials of Economics, First edition (both The McGraw-Hill Companies), and has edited readers for the principles and labor economics courses. He is a recipient of both the University of Nebraska Distinguished Teaching Award and the James A. Lake Academic Freedom Award, and is past-president of the Midwest Economics Association. Professor McConnell was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Cornell College in 1973 and received its Distinguished Achievement Award in 1994.
Stanley L. Brue did his undergraduate work at Augustana College (South Dakota) and received its Distinguished Achievement Award in 1991. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is a professor at Pacific Lutheran University, where he has been honored as a recipient of the Burlington Northern Faculty Achievement Award. Professor Brue has also received the national Leavey Award for excellence in economic education. He has served as national president and chair of the Board of Trustees of Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honorary. He is coauthor of Economic Scenes, Fifth edition (Prentice-Hall), Contemporary Labor Economics, Seventh edition, Essentials of Economics, First edition (both The McGraw-Hill Companies), and The Evolution of Economic Thought, Seventh edition (South-Western).
Sean is an assistant professor of economics at Scripps College in Claremont, California.
He is the author of the international best seller "Economics for Dummies" as well as the coauthor, along with Campbell McConnell and Stanley Brue, of the world's best-selling college economics textbook, "Economics: Principles, Problems, and Policies".
An avid martial artist, Sean is a former Aikido national champion and has coached five of his students to U.S. national aikido titles.
A recurring commentator on FOX Business, ABC News, and NPR, Sean holds a B.A. in economics from the University of Southern California and a Ph.D. in economics from U.C. Berkeley, where he completed his dissertation under the supervision of Nobel Laureate George Akerlof.
Sean's research focuses on the often puzzling and seemingly irrational behavior of stock market investors, but he's also investigated topics as wide-ranging as the factors that affect customer tipping behavior at restaurants and why you see a lot of unionized workers only in certain industries.
Table of ContentsPART 1 AN INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS AND THE ECONOMY 1The Nature and Method of Economics 2The Economizing Problem 3Individual Markets: Supply and Demand 4The Market System 5The U.S. Economy: Private and Public Sectors 6The United States in the Global Economy PART 2 MICROECONOMICS OF PRODUCT MARKETS 7Demand and Supply: Elasticity and Government-Set Prices 8Consumer Behavior and Utility Maximization 9The Costs of Production 10 Pure Competition 11 Pure Monopoly 12 Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly 13 Technology,R&D,and Efficiency PART 3 MICROECONOMICS OF RESOURCE MARKETS 14 The Demand for Resources 15 Wage Determination 16 Rent,Interest,and Profits PART 4 MICROECONOMICS OF GOVERNMENT 17 Government and Market Failure 18 Public Choice Theory and the Economics of Taxation PART 5 MICROECONOMIC ISSUES AND POLICIES 19 Antitrust,Regulation,and Industrial Policy 20 Agriculture: Economics and Policy 21 Income Inequality and Poverty
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