9780130406903

Principles of Microeconomics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130406903

  • ISBN10:

    0130406902

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/1/2001
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Table of Contents

Introduction
PART 1: Introduction to Economics 1(102)
The Scope and Method of Economics
1(24)
The Economic Problem: Scarcity and Choice
25(20)
Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium
45(30)
The Price System, Demand and Supply, and Elasticity
75(28)
MICROECONOMICS
PART 2: Foundations of Microeconomics: Consumers and Firms 103(160)
Household Behavior and Consumer Choice
103(30)
The Production Process: The Behavior of Profit-Maximizing Firms
133(22)
Short-Run Costs and Output Decisions
155(22)
Costs and Output Decisions in the Long Run
177(26)
Input Demand: The Labor and Land Markets
203(20)
Input Demand: The Capital Market and the Investment Decision
223(20)
General Equilibrium and the Efficiency of Perfect Competition
243(20)
PART 3: Market Imperfections and the Role of Government 263(112)
Monopoly and Antitrust Policy
263(28)
Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly
291(26)
Externalities, Public Goods, Imperfect Information, and Social Choice
317(32)
Income Distribution and Poverty
349(26)
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS
PART 4: The World Economy 375(1)
International Trade, Comparative Advantage, and Protectionism
375(24)
Economic Growth in Developing and Transitional Economies
399
Glossary 1(1)
Solutions to Even-Numbered Problems 1(1)
Index 1(1)
Photo Credits 1

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