Microeconomics for Public Managers / Edition 1

Microeconomics for Public Managers / Edition 1

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Microeconomics for Public Managers / Edition 1

Microeconomics for Public Managers presents a rigorous non-mathematical introduction to the study of microeconomics geared towards managers of nonprofit institutions.

  • Provides an introduction to the economist’s toolkit for students destined for not-for-profit enterprises and public institutions
  • Topics are selected for their relevance to the non-profit sector, enabling key issues to be covered in greater depth than standard microeconomic textbooks
  • Pertinent case studies and cost-benefit analysis are utilized throughout
  • Features end-of chapter problem sets and study questions
  • Describes economic decision-making applicable to non-profit managers
  • Accompanying website with instructor materials is available at www.blackwellpublishing.com/keating

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405125437
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/17/2008
Pages: 440
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.18(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures.

List of Tables.



Organizational Alternatives.

Part I: Institutional Setting:.

1. Managerial Economics in Public and Nonprofit Administration: An.


2. Characteristics of the Government and Private Nonprofit Sectors.

Part II: Consumer Theory and Public Goods:.

3. Demand and Supply.

4. Estimating Client Choice.

5. Market Failure and Public Choice.

Part III: Production Theory and Public Administration:.

6. Production and Costs.

7. Market Structure in Government and Nonprofit Industries.

8. Selecting the Right Niche and Setting Client Fees.

9. Strategic Goals: If Not Profit, What?.

Part IV: Input Markets and Cost--Benefit Analysis:.

10. Employing Labor and Capital.

11. Cost--Benefit Analysis.


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