9780324006230

Microeconomics for Today

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324006230

  • ISBN10:

    0324006233

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/20/1999
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

A concise text focusing on core concepts, MICROECONOMICS FOR TODAY includes a wealth of use pedagogical features to provide opportunities for critical thinking, interactive reading, and built-in self-assessment. It also aids the visual learner by giving special attention to figures and graphs.

Table of Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS 1(112)
1 Introducing the Economic Way of Thinking
1(32)
APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 1 Applying Graphs to Economics
20(13)
2 Production Possibilities and Opportunity Cost
33(20)
3 Market Demand and Supply
53(30)
4 Markets in Action
83(30)
APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 4 Applying Supply and Demand Analysis to Health Care
108(5)
PART II MICROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS 113(68)
5 Price Elasticity of Demand and Supply
113(26)
6 Consumer Choice Theory
139(14)
7 Production Costs
153(28)
PART III MARKET STRUCTURES 181(100)
8 Perfect Competition
181(28)
9 Monopoly
209(24)
10 Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
233(25)
11 Labor Markets
258(23)
PART IV MICROECONOMIC POLICY ISSUES 281(72)
12 Income Distribution, Poverty, and Discrimination
281(26)
13 Antitrust and Regulation
307(25)
14 Environmental Economics
332(21)
PART V THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY 353(80)
15 International Trade and Finance
353(31)
16 Comparative Economic Systems
384(23)
17 Growth and the Less-Developed Countries
407(26)
APPENDIX A Answers to Odd-Numbered Study Questions and Problems 433(12)
APPENDIX B Practice Quiz Answers 445(4)
APPENDIX C United States Gross Domestic Product and Related Statistics 449(8)
Glossary 457(8)
Index 465

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