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Economics Today: The Micro View, CourseSmart eTextbook, 17th Edition

By Roger LeRoy Miller

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Mar 18, 2013

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Students learn best when they see concepts applied to examples from their everyday lives. With an abundance of relentlessly current examples, Economics Today: The Micro View appeals to today’s diverse student population by presenting ideas clearly, at an accessible level, and in the context of newsworthy applications.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION

1. The Nature of Economics

2. Scarcity and the World of Trade-Offs

3. Demand and Supply

4. Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis

5. Public Spending and Public Choice

6. Funding the Public Sector

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II. DIMENSIONS OF MICROECONOMICS

19. Demand and Supply Elasticity

20. Consumer Choice

21. Rents, Profits, and the Financial Environment of Business

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VI. MARKET STRUCTURE, RESOURCE ALLOCATION, AND REGULATION

22. The Firm. Cost and Output Determination

23. Perfect Competition

24. Monopoly

25. Monopolistic Competition

26. Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior

27. Regulation and Antitrust Policy in a Globalized Economy

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VII. LABOR RESOURCES AND THE ENVIRONMENT

28. The Labor Market. Demand, Supply, and Outsourcing

29. Unions and Labor Market Monopoly Power

30. Income, Poverty and Health Care

31. Environmental Economics

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VIII. GLOBAL ECONOMICS

32. Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy

33. Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments

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