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Foundations of Microeconomics, 6th Edition

By Robin Bade, Michael Parkin

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 13, 2012

Description

A practice-oriented learning system that breaks the traditional textbook mold.

To help readers focus on the most important concepts–and effectively practice application of those concepts–Foundations of Microeconomics is structured around a Checklist/Checkpoint system. The result is a patient, confidence-building textbook that prepares readers to use economics in their everyday life, regardless of what their future career will be.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Getting Started

Chapter 2. The U.S. and Global Economies

Chapter 3. The Economic Problem

Chapter 4. Demand and Supply

Chapter 5. Elasticities of Demand and Supply

Chapter 6. Efficiency and Fairness of Markets

Chapter 7. Government Actions in Markets

Chapter 8. Taxes

Chapter 9. Global Markets in Action

Chapter 10.  Public Goods and Public Choices

Chapter 11.  Externalities and the Environment

Chapter 12.  Private Information

Chapter 13.  Consumer Choice and Demand

Chapter 14.  Production and Cost

Chapter 15.  Perfect Competition

Chapter 16.  Monopoly

Chapter 17.  Monopolistic Competition

Chapter 18.  Oligopoly

Chapter 19.  Markets for Factors of Production

Chapter 20.  Inequality and Poverty