9780077660819

Microeconomics Principles, Problems, & Policies

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    9780077660819

  • ISBN10:

    0077660811

  • Edition: 20th
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/13/2014
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Table of Contents

Part I: Introduction to Economics and the Economy

1 Limits, Alternatives, Choices

2 The Market System and the Circular Flow

Part II: Price, Quantity, and Efficiency

3 Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium

4 Market Failures: Public Goods and Externalities

5 Government's Role and Government Failure

Part III: Consumer Behavior

6 Elasticity

7 Utility Maximization

8 Behavioral Economics

Part IV: Microeconomics of Product Markets

9 Businesses and the Cost of Production

10 Pure Competition in the Short Run

11 Pure Competition in the Long Run

12 Pure Monopoly

13 Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly

13W Technology, R&D, and Efficiency

Part V: Microeconomics of Resource Markets and Government

14 The Demand for Resources

15 Wage Determination

16 Rent, Interest, and Profit

17 Natural Resource and Energy Economics

18 Public Finance: Expenditures and Taxes

Part VI: Microeconomic Issues and Policies

19 Antitrust Policy and Regulation

20 Agriculture: Economics and Policy

21 Income Inequality, Poverty, and Discrimination

22 Health Care

23 Immigration

Part VII: International Economics

24 International Trade

25 The Balance of Payments, Exchange Rates, and Trade Deficits

25W The Economics of Developing Countries

COI 1 The United States in the Global Economy
COI 2 Previous International Exchange Rate Systems

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Seems mostly theoretical with loose ties to reality May 8, 2014
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