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Introduction to Microeconomics (Canadian Edition)

Introduction to Microeconomics (Canadian Edition) - 4th edition

Introduction to Microeconomics (Canadian Edition) - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780075515388

ISBN10: 0075515385

Introduction to Microeconomics (Canadian Edition) by Ake Blomqvist, Joel Fried, Ron Wonnacott and Paul Wonnacott - ISBN 9780075515388
Edition: 4TH 94
Copyright: 1994
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson
Published: 1994
International: No
Introduction to Microeconomics (Canadian Edition) by Ake Blomqvist, Joel Fried, Ron Wonnacott and Paul Wonnacott - ISBN 9780075515388

ISBN13: 9780075515388

ISBN10: 0075515385

Summary

Earlier placement of chapters on market factors allow for more complete discussion of allocative and distributional effects in a number of policy areas. International trade coverage now figures prominently in micro-issues section. Technical appendix to chapter one allows for more rigorous examples and problems in EOC material and in Study Guide. New technical appendix on graphs and the use of algebra. Indifference curve analysis integrated into the text.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. Economic Problems and Economic Goals
2. Scarcity and Choice: The Economic Problem
3. Specialization, Exchange and Money
4. Demand and Supply: The Market Mechanism
5. The Economic Role of Government
6. Applications of Supply and Demand: The Concept of Elasticity
7. Demand and Utility
8. Business Organization and Finance
9. The Costs of Production
10. Supply in a Perfectly Competitive Market
11. Perfect Competition and Economic Efficiency
12. Monopoly
13. Markets Between Monopoly and Perfect Competition
14. Government Regulation of Business
15. Wages in a Perfect Competitive Economy
16. Wages in Imperfectly Competitive Labour Markets
17. Other Incomes
18. Income Inequality
19. What are the Gains from International Trade?
20. International Trade: Policy Debates
21. Natural Resources: Are We Using Them at the Right Rate?
22. The Economics of Protecting the Environment
23. Public Goods and Public Choice
24. Government Policies to Reduce Inequality: Can We Solve the Poverty Problem?
Glossary
Index