9780321600189

Economics Today : The Micro View plus MyEconLab 1-semester Student Access Kit

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    9780321600189

  • ISBN10:

    0321600185

  • Edition: 15th
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  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Summary

Readers learn best when they see concepts applied to examples from their everyday lives. With an abundance of relentlessly current examples,Economics Today: The Micro Viewappeals to todayrs"s diverse population by presenting ideas clearly, at an accessible level, and in the context of newsworthy applications. Introduction: The Nature of Economics; Scarcity and the World of Trade-Offs; Demand and Supply; Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis; Public Spending and Public Choice; Funding the Public Sector.Dimensions of Microeconomics: Demand and Supply Elasticity; Consumer Choice; Rents, Profits, and the Financial Environment of Business.Market Structure, Resource Allocation, and Regulation:The Firm: Cost and Output Determination; Perfect Competition; Monopoly; Monopolistic Competition; Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior; Regulation and Antitrust Policy in a Globalized Economy.Labor Resources and the Environment: The Labor Market: Demand, Supply, and Outsourcing; Unions and Labor Market Monopoly Power; Income, Poverty, and Health Care; Environmental Economics.Global Economics: Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy; Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments. For all readers interested in microeconomics.

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Nature of Economics
Scarcity and the World of Trade-Offs
Demand and Supply
Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis
Public Spending and Public Choice
Funding the Public Sector
Dimensions of Microeconomics
Demand and Supply Elasticity
Consumer Choice
Rents, Profits, and the Financial Environment of Business
Market Structure, Resource Allocation, and Regulation
The Firm: Cost and Output Determination
Perfect Competition
Monopoly
Monopolistic Competition
Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior
Regulation and Antitrust Policy in a Globalized Economy
Labor Resources and the Environment
The Labor Market: Demand, Supply, and Outsourcing
Unions and Labor Market Monopoly Power
Income, Poverty, and Health Care
Environmental Economics
Global Economics
Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy
Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments
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