Foundations of Microeconomics plus MyEconLab plus eBook 1-semester Student Access Kit

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  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
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Economics is a subject youlearn by doing.Foundations of Microeconomicsbreaks the mold of a traditional text and becomes a practice-oriented learning system. Each chapter uses a Checklist to focus readers'attention on the most important key concepts. A discrete section introduces each of these core concepts and is immediately followed by a Checkpoint, a full page of practice that applies the concept. The result is a patient, confidence-building approach that prepares readers touseeconomics in their lives, regardless of what their future career will be. Introduction:Getting Started; The U.S. and Global Economies; The Economic Problem; Demand and Supply.A Closer Look at Markets:Elasticities of Demand and Supply; Efficiency and Fairness of Markets.How Governments Influence the Economy:Markets in Action; Taxes; Global Markets in Action; Externalities; Public Goods and Common Resources.A Closer Look at Decision Makers:Consumer Choice and Demand; Production and Cost.Prices, Profits, and Industry Performance:Perfect Competition; Monopoly; Monopolistic Competition; Oligopoly.Incomes, Uncertainty, and Inequality:Demand and Supply in Factor Markets; Uncertainty and Information; Inequality and Poverty. For all readers interested in microeconomics.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Introduction Chapter 1 Getting Started Chapter 2 The U.S. and Global Economies Chapter 3 The Economic Problem Chapter 4 Demand and Supply Part 2 A Closer Look at Markets Chapter 5 Elasticities of Demand and Supply Chapter 6 Efficiency and Fairness of Markets Part 3 How Governments Influence the Economy Chapter 7 Markets in Action Chapter 8 Taxes Chapter 9 Global Markets in Action Chapter 10 Externalities Chapter 11 Public Goods and Common Resources Part 4 A Closer Look at Decision Makers Chapter 12 Consumer Choice and Demand Chapter 13 Production and Cost Part 5 Prices, Profits, and Industry Performance Chapter 14 Perfect Competition Chapter 15 Monopoly Chapter 16 Monopolistic Competition Chapter 17 Oligopoly Part 6 Incomes, Uncertainty, and Inequality Chapter 18 Demand and Supply in Factor Markets Chapter 19 Uncertainty and Information Chapter 20 Inequality and Poverty

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