ISBN-10:
0072465395
ISBN-13:
9780072465396
Pub. Date:
12/28/2000
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Micro Economy Today / Edition 8

Micro Economy Today / Edition 8

by Bradley R. Schiller
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Bradley Schiller's The Microeconomy Today through six editions has a proven track record as a quality text that provides students with a lively and comprehensible introduction to economics. Text and graphs are carefully integrated to help students understand and retain the often complex theories and concepts. Schiller's engaging writing style,careful pedagogy,excellent use of current real-world examples,and outstanding policy coverage are all proven successful features of The Microeconomy Today. One objective of the Microeconomy Today is to introduce students to the controversies and issues that are associated with both theory and policy. Competing views are often graphically explained side-by-side to clearly illustrate the obvious theoretical differences. The result is that Schiller has no overt point of view due to its balanced presentation.

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ISBN-13: 9780072465396
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 12/28/2000
Edition description: Older Edition
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1. Economics: The Core Questions
2. The U.S. Economy
3. Supply and Demand
4. The Public Sector
Part 1: Product Markets: The Basics
5. The Demand for Goods
6. The Costs of Production
Part 2: Market Structure
7. The Competitive Firms
8. Competitive Markets
9. Monopoly
10. Oligopoly
11. Monopolistic Competition
Part 3: Regulatory Issues
12. (De) Regulation of Business
13. The Farm Problem
Part 4: Factor Markets: Basic Theory
14. The Labor Market
15. Labor Unions
16. Uncertainty, Risk, and Financial Markets: Stock and Bond Markets
Part 5: Distributional Issues
17. Taxes: Equity v. Efficiency
18. Transfer Payments: Welfare and Social Security
Part 6. International Economics
19. International Trade
20. International Finance
21. The New Capitalist Revolutions: Russia, China, Cuba
Glossary
Index
Problem Sets

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