9780201473858

Microeconomics : Economics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780201473858

  • ISBN10:

    0201473852

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/1999
  • Publisher: ADDISON WESLEY LONGMAN INC
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Summary

The Fifth Edition of Parkin's Economics represents an extensive revision reflecting the most recent trends in economics. The book now comes with an Economics in Action software package, providing a state-of-the-art learning system.

Table of Contents

PART 1 Introduction
What Is Economics?
1(18)
Making and Using Graphs
19(16)
The Economic Problem
35(26)
PART 2 How Markets Work
Demand and Supply
61(26)
Elasticity
87(20)
Efficiency and Equity
107(20)
Markets in Action
127(28)
PART 3 Households' Choices
Utility and Demand
155(18)
Possibilities, Preferences, and Choices
173(24)
PART 4 Firms and Markets
Organizing Production
197(22)
Output and Costs
219(20)
Perfect Competition
239(24)
Monopoly
263(22)
Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
285(32)
PART 5 Resource Markets
Demand and Supply in Resource Markets
317(26)
Labor Markets
343(22)
Inequality, Redistribution, and Health Care
365(26)
PART 6 Market Failure and Government
Market Failure and Public Choice
391(20)
Regulation and Antitrust Law
411(20)
Externalities, the Environment, and Knowledge
431(18)
Uncertainty and Information
449(24)
PART 7 The Global Economy
Trading with the World
473

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