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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. He became most visible to the public with his work on inflation that discredited the use of wage and price controls. Michael Parkin also spearheaded the movement toward European monetary union. Professor Parkin is an experienced and dedicated teacher of introductory economics.
Table of Contents
Parkin, Microeconomics, 10/e
Brief Table of Contents
Chapter 1: What is Economics?
Chapter 2: The Economic Problem
Part 2: How Markets Work
Chapter 3: Demand and Supply
Chapter 4: Elasticity
Chapter 5: Efficiency and Equity
Chapter 6: Government Actions in Markets
Chapter 7: Global Markets in Action
Part 3: Households’ Choices
Chapter 8: Utility and Demand
Chapter 9: Possibilities, Preferences, and Choices
Part 4: Firms and Markets
Chapter 10: Organizing Production
Chapter 11: Output and Costs
Chapter 12: Perfect Competition
Chapter 13: Monopoly
Chapter 14: Monopolistic Competition
Chapter 15: Oligopoly
Part 5: Market Failure and Government
Chapter 16: Public Choices and Public Goods
Chapter 17: Economics of the Environment
Part 6: Factor Markets, Inequality, and Uncertainty
Chapter 18: Markets for Factors of Production
Chapter 19: Economic Inequality
Chapter 20: Uncertainty and Information