Microeconomics for Business

Microeconomics for Business

by Satya P Das



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761935926
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 11/29/2007
Series: SAGE Texts Series
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 9.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Satya P Das is a Professor of Economics at the Statistical Institute, New Delhi. Previously, he was a Professor of Economics at Indiana University and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA, and has held visiting positions at various universities in different countries. He has authored the Class XII NCERT Textbook Introductory Microeconomics (2003) and the monograph New Perspectives on Business Cycles: An Analysis of Inequality and Heterogeneity (1993), and is a regular contributor to journals in economics. His current research interests include Economic Modelling of Terrorism, Impact of International Trade on Product Quality as well as various issues relating to Growth, Development and Distribution. He is the founding editor of Indian Growth and Development Review.

Table of Contents

Foreword - J K Goyal
Setting Norms
Consumer Behaviour
Applications of Consumer Theory
Demand Estimation and Forecasting
Demand for Assets
Types of Firms, Their Goals and Production
Cost of Production and Financing of a Firm
Profit Maximisation, Perfect Competition and the Supply Curve
Demand, Supply and Equilibrium
Optimality of a Competitive Market Structure, Market Failure and Corrective Measures
Game Theory and Economic Applications
Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
Factor Markets

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