9780324114775

Microeconomics for Today with X-tra! CD-ROM and InfoTrac College Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324114775

  • ISBN10:

    032411477X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/28/2002
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

Straightforward and engaging, MICROECONOMICS FOR TODAY, 5e uses a unique textual and visual learning system to present, reinforce and test your comprehension while teaching the basic concepts of economic principles and giving you the context to apply them in their everyday lives. This concise text focuses on core concepts, providing an extremely student friendly text that includes unparalleled pedagogy and teaching support. The new edition also includes ThomsonNOW, a powerhouse of online resources including custom designed learning paths, lively videos, interactive assessments, testing tools, and much more. Engaging and easy to use, this book's fast-paced, action-packed approach explains all the essential concepts without being encyclopedic as it teaches you to apply basic economic principles to real-world issues.

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS
1. Introducing the Economic Way of Thinking
Appendix to Chapter 1: Applying Graphs to Economics
2. Production Possibilities, Opportunity Cost, and Economic Growth
3. Market Demand and Supply
4. Markets in Action
Appendix to Chapter 4: Applying Supply and Demand Analysis to Health Care
PART II: MICROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS
5. Price Elasticity of Demand and Supply
6. Consumer Choice Theory
7. Production Costs
PART III: MARKET STRUCTURES
8. Perfect Competition
9. Monopoly
10. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
11. Labor Markets
PART IV: MICROECONOMIC POLICY ISSUES
12. Income Distribution, Poverty, and Discrimination
13. Antitrust and Regulation
14. Environmental Economics
PART V: THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY
15. International Trade and Finance 16
Economies in Transition
17. Growth and the Less-Developed Countries

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