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Parkin’s Microeconomics is a worldwide leader because it provides a serious, analytical approach to the discipline using the latest policy and data. Parkin trains students to think like economists by offering a clear introduction to theory and applying the concepts to today’s events, news, and research.
Introduction: What is Economics?; The Economic Problem. How Markets Work: Demand and Supply; Elasticity; Efficiency and Equity; Government Actions in Markets; Global Markets in Action. Households’ Choices: Utility and Demand; Possibilities, Preferences, and Choices. Firms and Markets: Organizing Production; Output and Costs; Perfect Competition; Monopoly; Monopolistic Competition; Oligopoly. Market Failure and Government: Externalities; Public Goods and Common Resources. Factor Markets, Inequality, and Uncertainty: Markets for Factors of Production; Economic Inequality; Uncertainty and Information.
For all readers interested in microeconomics.
Michael Parkin studied economics in England and began his university teaching career immediately after graduating with a B.A. from the University of Leicester. 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. His research on macroeconomics, monetary economics, and international economics has resulted in more than 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.