9780072498523

Microeconomics: Principles, Problems, and Policies

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    9780072498523

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    0072498528

  • Edition: 15th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/1/2001
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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Summary

McConnell-Brue's Principles of Microeconomics, 15 is the best-selling textbook and has been teaching students in a clear, unbiased way for 40 years. The 14th edition grew market share because of its clear and careful treatment of principles of microeconomics concepts, its balanced coverage, and its patient explanations. More students have learned their principles of Microeconomics from McConnell-Brue than any other text-12 million of them. The 15th edition is a substantial revision that delivers a tighter, modern, Internet-savvy book.ook.ok.

Table of Contents

PART ONE An Introduction to Economics and the Economy
To the Student
2(1)
The Nature and Method of Economics
3(19)
The Economizing Problem
22(18)
Individual Markets: Demand and Supply
40(19)
The Market System
59(14)
The U.S. Economy: Private and Public Sectors
73(20)
The United States in the Global Economy
93(23)
PART TWO Microeconomics of Product Markets
Supply and Demand: Elasticity and Government-Set Prices
116(20)
Consumer Behavior and Utility Maximization
136(21)
The Costs of Production
157(22)
Pure Competition
179(26)
Pure Monopoly
205(23)
Monoplistic Competition and Oligopoly
228(24)
Technology, R&D and Efficiency
252(22)
PART THREE Microeconomics of Resource Markets
The Demand for Resources
274(18)
Wage Determination
292(22)
Rent, Interest, and Profit
314(16)
PART FOUR Microeconomics of Government
Government and Market Failure
330(23)
Public Choice Theory and the Economics of Taxation
353(21)
PART FIVE Microeconomic Issues and Policies
Antitrust Policy and Regulation
374(17)
Agriculture: Economics and Policy
391(18)
Income Inequality and Poverty
409(20)
Labor Market Issues: Unionism, Discrimination, Immigration
429(23)
The Economics of Health Care
452(20)
PART SIX International Economics and the World Economy
International Trade
472(22)
Exchange Rates, the Balance of Payments, and Trade Deficits
494
WEB BONUS CHAPTER Transition Economies: Russia and China www.mhhe-com/economics/mcconnell15
Glossary 1(1)
Index 1

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