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Principles of Microeconomics

Principles of Microeconomics - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324260182

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ISBN13: 978-0324260182
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Principles of Microeconomics - 4TH 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324260182

Fred M. Gottheil

ISBN13: 978-0324260182
ISBN10: 0324260180
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Edition/Copyright: 4TH 05
Publisher: Thomson Custom Solutions Center

Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

This newly updated edition of a highly regarded the principles of microeconomics text provides your students with the most up-to-date information available. Cases, tables, data, and more were updated to reflect 2003 data. The text also has a four-color internal and full supplement package that complements the text's superb conversational style, which engages students like none other. Principles of Microeconomics, 4e represents the results Fred Gottheil's career as an outstanding professor and author. This edition is maintains the proven structure and style of previous editions while updating content to make it even more valuable to professors and students alike. The author continues to use familiar stories, illustrations, scenarios, and a direct-to-student writing style to appeal to students' interests. The narrative is built around questions, which cut the distance between the student and the unfamiliar concepts of economics. Instead of covering hundreds of topics superficially, the book presents basic concepts in depth and develops economic analysis step-by-step. The result--learning economics becomes relative, interactive and appealing versus mere passive course participation.

Table of Contents

PART I. THE BASICS OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS

1. Introduction
2. Production Possibilities and Opportunity Costs
3. Demand and Supply

PART II. INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS

4. Elasticity
5. Marginal Utility and Consumer Choice
6. Price Ceilings and Price Floors
7. Business Ownership and Organization: Proprietorships, Partnerships, and Corporations

PART III. THE MICROECONOMICS OF PRODUCT MARKETS

8. Costs of Production
9. Maximizing Profit
10. Identifying Markets and Market Structures
11. Price and Output in Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition, and Perfect Competition
12. Price and Output Determination Under Oligopoly
13. Antitrust and Regulation
14. Externalities, Market Failure, and Public Choice

PART IV. THE MICROECONOMICS OF FACTOR MARKETS

15. Wage Rates in Competitive Labor Markets
16. Wages and Employment: Monopsony and Labor Unions
17. Interest, Rent, and Profit
18. Income Distribution and Poverty

PART V. THE WORLD ECONOMY

19. International Trade
20. Exchange Rates, Balance of Payments, and International Debt
21. Economic Problems of Less-Developed Economies

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