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Microeconomics

Microeconomics - 6th edition

ISBN13: 978-0130084613

Cover of Microeconomics 6TH 05 (ISBN 978-0130084613)
ISBN13: 978-0130084613
ISBN10: 0130084611
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 05
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No

List price: $177.50

Microeconomics - 6TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130084613

Robert S. Pindyck and Daniel L. Rubinfeld

ISBN13: 978-0130084613
ISBN10: 0130084611
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 6TH 05
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

For courses in intermediate microeconomics, microeconomic theory, price theory, and managerial economics.

The market leader in Intermediate Microeconomics, this book is well known for its coverage of modern topics (Game theory, Economics of Information, and Behavioral Economics), clarity of its writing style and graphs, and integrated use of real world examples. The book is used in both economics departments and business schools and is well received for its applied nature. The emphasis on relevance and application to both managerial and public-policy decision-making are focused goals of the book. This emphasis is accomplished by including MANY extended examples that cover such topics as the analysis of demand, cost, and market efficiency; the design of pricing strategies; investment and production decisions; and public policy analysis.

Table of Contents

I: INTRODUCTION: MARKETS AND PRICES.

1. Preliminaries.

2. The Basics of Supply and Demand.

II: PRODUCERS, CONSUMERS, AND COMPETITIVE MARKETS.

3. Consumer Behavior.

4. Individual and Market Demand.

5. Uncertainty and Consumer Behavior.

6. Production.

7. The Cost of Production.

8. Profit Maximization and Competitive Supply.

9. The Analysis of Competitive Markets.

III: MARKET STRUCTURE AND COMPETITIVE STRATEGY.

10. Market Power: Monopoly and Monopsony.

11. Pricing with Market Power.

12. Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly.

13. Game Theory and Competitive Strategy.

14. Markets for Factor Inputs.

15. Investment, Time, Capital Markets.

IV: INFORMATION, MARKET FAILURE, AND THE ROLE OF GOVERNMENT.

16. General Equilibrium and Economic Efficiency.

17. Markets with Asymmetric Information.

18. Externalities and Public Goods.