ISBN-10:
013273530X
ISBN-13:
9780132735308
Pub. Date:
02/13/2011
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Microeconomics plus MyEconLab with Pearson Etext Student Access Code Card / Edition 10

Microeconomics plus MyEconLab with Pearson Etext Student Access Code Card / Edition 10

by Michael Parkin
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ISBN-13: 9780132735308
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 02/13/2011
Edition description: Older Edition
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Michael Parkin is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Economics at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Professor Parkin has held faculty appointments at Brown University, the University of Manchester, the University of Essex, and Bond University. He is a past president of the Canadian Economics Association and has served on the editorial boards of the American Economic Review and the Journal of Monetary Economics and as managing editor of the Canadian Journal of Economics. Professor Parkin’s research on macroeconomics, monetary economics, and international economics has resulted in over 160

publications in journals and edited volumes, including the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. He became most visible to the public with his work on inflation that discredited the use of wage and price controls. Michael Parkin also spearheaded the movement toward European monetary union. Professor Parkin is an experienced and dedicated teacher of introductory economics.

Table of Contents

Parkin, Microeconomics, 10/e

Brief Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction
Chapter 1: What is Economics?
Chapter 2: The Economic Problem

Part 2: How Markets Work
Chapter 3: Demand and Supply Chapter 4: Elasticity Chapter 5: Efficiency and Equity Chapter 6: Government Actions in Markets Chapter 7: Global Markets in Action

Part 3: Households’ Choices
Chapter 8: Utility and Demand Chapter 9: Possibilities, Preferences, and Choices

Part 4: Firms and Markets
Chapter 10: Organizing Production Chapter 11: Output and Costs Chapter 12: Perfect Competition Chapter 13: Monopoly Chapter 14: Monopolistic Competition Chapter 15: Oligopoly

Part 5: Market Failure and Government
Chapter 16: Public Choices and Public Goods Chapter 17: Economics of the Environment

Part 6: Factor Markets, Inequality, and Uncertainty
Chapter 18: Markets for Factors of Production Chapter 19: Economic Inequality Chapter 20: Uncertainty and Information

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