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
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Table of Contents
List of Tables.
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.