9780324538021

Microeconomics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324538021

  • ISBN10:

    0324538022

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/19/2007
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

Arnold continues to set the standard for clear, balanced, and thorough coverage of principles of economics that is truly engaging. With six new chapters, easy customization, and fully integrated digital and course management options, MICROECONOMICS, 8th Edition is the perfect text to help you learn the basics. Packed with intriguing pop culture examples to which you can relate, the text bolsters interest in economics by illustrating unexpected places economics occurs, how economic forces link events around the world to your lives, and how economics can be used as a tool in understanding the world. In addition, the eighth edition is integrated with such powerful resources as ThomsonNOW, Aplia, and the Tomlinson Videos. These resources allow you to gain a customized learning path tailored to your specific areas of strength and weakness, ensuring you gain complete mastery of course content. With new content reflecting a changing economy and new resources catering to the needs of a changing classroom, MICROECONOMICS, 8th Edition is your ideal solution for the principles course.

Table of Contents

Economics: The Science Of Scarcity
What Economics is About
Working with Diagrams
Economic Activities: Producing and Trading
Supply and Demand: Theory
Supply and Demand: Practice Microeconomics
Microeconomic Fundamentals
Elasticity
Consumer Choice: Maximizing Utility and Behavioral Economics
Budget Constraint Analysis and Indifference Curve Analysis
Production and Costs
Product Markets And Policies
Perfect Competition
Monopoly
Monopolistic Competition, Oligopoly, and Game Theory
Government and Product Markets: Antitrust and Regulation
Factor Markets And Related Issues
Factor Markets: With Emphasis on the Labor Market
Wages, Unions, and Labor
The Distribution of Income and Poverty
Interest, Rent, and Profit
Market Failure And Public Choice
Market Failure: Externalities, Public Goods, and Asymmetric Information
Public Choice: Economic Theory Applied to Politics The Global Economy
International Economics And Globalization
International Trade
International Finance
Globalization Practical Economics
Financial Matters
Stocks, Bonds, Futures, and Options
Should You Major in Economics? Self-Test
Appendix
Glossary
Index Online Chapters
Agriculture : Farmers' Problems, Government Policies, and Unintended Effects
International Impacts on the Macro Economy
Unconventional Economics
The Economy in Pictures
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