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|Author||: Lynne Pepall,Peter Antonioni,Manzur Rashid|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Your no-nonsense guide to microeconomics The study of microeconomics isn't for the faint of heart. Fortunately, Microeconomics For Dummies is here to help make this tough topic accessible to the masses. If you're a business or finance major looking to supplement your college-level microeconomics coursework—or a professional who wants to expand your general economics knowledge into the microeconomics area—this friendly and authoritative guide will take your comprehension of the subject from micro to macro in no time! Cutting through confusing jargon and complemented with tons of step-by-step instructions and explanations, it helps you discover how real individuals and businesses use microeconomics to analyze trends from the bottom up in order to make smart decisions. Snagging a job as an economist is fiercely competitive—and highly lucrative. Having microeconomics under your belt as you work toward completing your degree will put you head and shoulders above the competition and set you on the course for career advancement once you land a job. So what are you waiting for? Analyze small-scale market mechanisms Determine the elasticity of products within the market systems Decide upon an efficient way to allocate goods and services Score higher in your microeconomics class Everything you need to make microeconomics your minion is a page away!
|Author||: David Besanko,Ronald Braeutigam|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Business professionals that struggle to understand key concepts in economics and how they are applied in the field rely on Microeconomics. The 5th edition makes the material accessible while helping them build their problem-solving skills. It includes numerous new practice problems and exercises that arm them with a deeper understanding. Learning by Doing exercises explore the theories while boosting overall math skills. Graphs are included throughout the mathematical discussions to reinforce the material. In addition, the balanced approach of rigorous economics gives business professionals a more practical resource.
|Author||: John G. Riley|
|Editor||: Cambridge University Press|
"PRICES AND OPTIMIZATION 1.1 SUPPORTING PRICES 1.2 SHADOW PRICES 1.3 THE ENVELOPE THEOREM 1.4 FOUNDATIONS OF CONSTRAINED OPTMIZATION 1.5 APPLICATION: MONOPOLY PRICING WITH JOINT COSTS 1.1 SUPPORTING PRICES Key ideas: convex and non-convex production sets, price based incentives, Supporting Hyperplane Theorem Pursuit of self-interest is central to economics. Thus a deep understanding of the theory of maximization is essential to effective theorizing. In particular, the theory of constrained maximization is so crucial that we explore it in this first chapter. In contrast to a purely mathematical exposition, the emphasis here is on prices"--
|Author||: David Besanko,Ronald Braeutigam|
|Editor||: John Wiley & Sons|
Microeconomics is a classroom-tested resource for learning the key concepts, essential tools, and applications of microeconomics. This leading textbook enables students to recognize and analyze significant data, patterns, and trends in real markets through its integrated, student-friendly approach to the subject — providing practice problems, hands-on exercises, illustrative examples, and engaging applications that ground theory firmly in the real world. Each chapter, opening with a set of clearly defined learning goals based on the Bloom Taxonomy, features numerous Learning-by-Doing (LBD) problems, mathematical and graphical data, and varied problem sets focused on current events. Now in its sixth edition, the text offers extensive new and revised content throughout. All applications reflect current data and important new developments in the field of economics, including behavioral economics, randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in policy evaluation and design, and computational-based microeconomics. Updated chapter openers, designed to increase student interest, cover topics including the economic impacts of climate change, U.S. household income and spending, surge pricing by Uber and Lyft, the effect of immigration on wages, and advances in robotics, automation, artificial intelligence, and more.
|Author||: Avinash Dixit|
|Editor||: Oxford University Press|
The issues of microeconomics - including individuals' financial choices and firms' decisions about hiring and firing - have a large impact on the economic world, arguably as much, if not more than, macroeconomics. In this Very Short Introduction Avinash Dixit clearly explains what microeconomics is by using examples from around the world.
|Author||: Paul Krugman,Robin Wells|
When it comes to explaining fundamental economic principles by drawing on current economic issues and events, there is no one more effective than Nobel laureate and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman and co-author, Robin Wells. In this best-selling introductory textbook, Krugman and Wells’ signature storytelling style and uncanny eye for revealing examples help readers understand how economic concepts play out in our world. This new edition is revised and enhanced throughout, including: Current events framed by the world’s best communicators of economics. No other text stays as fresh as Krugman and Wells. The authors—who have explained economics to millions through trade books and newspaper columns—offer a new online feature, News Analysis, that pairs journalistic takes on pressing issues with questions based on Bloom’s taxonomy. Thi s complements the text’s unparalleled coverage of current topics: sustainability, the economic impact of technology, pressing policy debates, and much more. A richer commitment to broadening students’ understanding of the global economy. With unparalleled insight and clarity, the authors use their hallmark narrative approach to take students outside of the classroom and into our gl obal world. Starting with a new opening story on the economic transformation in China’s Pearl River Delta, the global focus is carried throughout with more on the ascendance of China’s economy, the Euro and events in Europe (including Brexit), and post-recession economies around the globe. Thoroughly updated throughout. The fifth edition has been updated to reflect our always changing world. Along with updated graphs and changes in every chapter in the text, the new edition features 12 new chapter-opening stories, 18 new business cases, and 35 new Economics in Action Applications.
|Author||: Frank Cowell|
|Editor||: Oxford University Press|
Complete mathematical support and numerous real-world examples make this the only text to provide an accessible and engaging overview of microeconomics, without compromising on the technical level. Examples are linked through each individual chapter and throughout the book to enable students to build understanding as they work through each chapter, and then apply what they have learned to other areas of microeconomics.A range of learning features, including mini-problems, theorems, definitions, and end-of-chapter exercises, complement the examples to help students to master advanced principles and techniques.Microeconomics is supported by a range of online resources, including:For registered adopters of the book:* Worked solutions to selected exercises in the book which can be distributed to students to illustrate the steps followed to complete the exercises* Figures from the book: available to download for use in lectures* A complete set of customizable PowerPoint slides to use as the basis for lectures, or as hand-outs in class* A solutions manual for all of the exercises in the book* Figures to accompany the solutions manual
|Author||: N. Gregory Mankiw|
|Editor||: Cengage Learning|
PRINCIPLES OF MICROECONOMICS, Sixth Edition, became a best seller after its introduction and continues to be the most popular and widely used text in the economics classroom. Instructors found it the perfect complement to their teaching. A text by a superb writer and economist that stressed the most important concepts without overwhelming students with an excess of detail was a formula that was quickly imitated, but has yet to be matched. The sixth edition features a strong revision of content in all twenty-two chapters. Dozens of new applications emphasize the real-world relevance of economics for today's students through interesting news articles, realistic case studies, and engaging problems. The premier ancillary package is the most extensive in the industry, using a team of instructors/preparers that have been with the project since the first edition. The text material is again fully integrated into Aplia, the best-selling online homework solution. I have tried to put myself in the position of someone seeing economics for the first time. My goal is to emphasize the material that students should and do find interesting about the study of the economy.-N. Gregory Mankiw. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
|Author||: Peter Dorman|
Focused on Dhaka, and applicable to other cities, this book uses geospatial techniques to explore land use, climate variability, urban sprawl, population density modeling, flooding, water quality, urban growth modeling, infectious disease and quality of life.
|Editor||: M.E. Sharpe|
Designed for one-semester use, this innovative, principles-level text takes a broad 'contextual' approach to economics - including serious consideration of ecological, feminist, and social concerns - while still including coverage of the standard microeconomic concepts and models. Unlike most microeconomics textbooks, which focus exclusively on markets and efficiency, this book starts with the question of human well-being and then examines how economic activities can contribute to, or detract from, well-being. It addresses such critical concerns as ecological sustainability, distributional equality, the quality of employment, and the adequacy of living standards.Like its companion volume, "Macroeconomics in Context," this text includes discussions of historical, institutional, political, and social factors that encourage students to engage with the subject matter. An Instructor's Resource Manual, Test Bank, and Student Study Guide are available on the authors' website for instructors who adopt the text.
|Author||: Nicky Pouw|
An Introduction to Gender and Wellbeing in Microeconomics explains how to set up the basics of designing a gender-aware approach to microeconomics by constructing creative gender-aware indicators. Using a wellbeing economics framework, the book argues that economic models should take power differences such as those inherent with gender into account, and be complemented by more qualitative analysis geared to discovering the ‘how’ and ‘why’ behind the ‘what’ questions. This book will be essential reading for academic and professional researchers, as well as policy researchers in gender and economics, international development, and social and economic policy. It will be invaluable for courses relating gender to the economy, and will enable readers to get a clear and concise understanding of the gendered character of the economy and of economic policy.
|Author||: Hal R. Varian|
|Editor||: W W Norton & Company Incorporated|
Offering material on game theory and strategic behaviour, this microeconomics textbook has added chapters on game applications, systems competition, information technology and auctions.
|Author||: Hugh Gravelle,Ray Rees|
|Editor||: Pearson Education|
A comprehensive exposition of modern microeconomic theory, beginning at the intermediate level and ending at an appropriate level for graduate students.
|Author||: Austin Frakt,Mike Piper|
Find all of the following topics, explained in plain-English: Introduction: What is Economics? Not a Perfect Model Microeconomics vs. Macroeconomics 1. Maximizing Utility Decreasing Marginal Utility Opportunity Costs 2. Evaluating Production Possibilities Production Possibilities Frontiers Absolute and Comparative Advantage 3. Demand Determinants of Demand Elasticity of Demand Change in Demand vs. Change in Quantity Demanded 4. Supply Determinants of Supply Elasticity of Supply Change in Supply vs. Change in Quantity Supplied 5. Market Equilibrium How Market Equilibrium is Reached The Effect of Changes in Supply and Demand 6. Government Intervention Price Ceilings and Price Floors Taxes and Subsidies 7. Costs of Production Marginal Cost of Production Fixed vs. Variable Costs Short Run vs. Long Run Sunk Costs Economic Costs vs. Accounting Costs 8. Perfect Competition Firms Are Price Takers Making Decisions at the Margin Consumer and Producer Surplus 9. Monopoly Market Power Deadweight Loss with a Monopoly Monopolies and Government 10. Oligopoly Collusion Cheating the Cartel Government Intervention in Oligopolies 11. Monopolistic Competition Competing via Product Differentiation Loss of Surplus with Monopolistic Competition Conclusion: The Insights and Limitations of Economics
|Author||: Edgar K. Browning,Mark A. Zupan|
Microeconomics: Theory & Applications, 12th Edition provides students with the fundamental tools of analysis, and shows how these tools can be used to explain and predict phenomena. Written for both economics and business students, Edgar Browning and Mark Zupan present basic microeconomic principles in a clear and thorough way, using numerous applications to illustrate the use of theory, and reinforce students' understanding.
|Author||: Openstax,Timothy Taylor,Steven A. Greenlaw,David Shapiro|
Principles of Microeconomics 2e covers the scope and sequence of most introductory microeconomics courses. The text includes many current examples, which are handled in a politically equitable way. The outcome is a balanced approach to the theory and application of economics concepts. The second edition has been thoroughly revised to increase clarity, update data and current event impacts, and incorporate the feedback from many reviewers and adopters. The text and images in this book are grayscale. The first (previous) edition of Principles of Microeconomics via OpenStax is available via ISBN 9781680920093.
|Author||: Jeffrey M. Perloff|
|Editor||: Prentice Hall|
For all Intermediate Microeconomics courses at the undergraduate or graduate level. Microeconomics has become a market leader because Perloff presents theory in the context of real, data-driven examples, and then develops intuition through his hallmark Solved Problems. Students gain a practical perspective, seeing how models connect to real-world decisions being made in today's firms and policy debates. The Seventh Edition is substantially updated and modified based on the extremely helpful suggestions of faculty and students who used the first six editions. Every chapter is thoroughly revised and includes new or updated examples and applications. MyEconLab for Microeconomics is a total learning package for the intermediate microeconomics course. MyEconLab is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program that truly engages students in learning. It helps students better prepare for class, quizzes, and exams-resulting in better performance in the course-and provides educators a dynamic set of tools for gauging individual and class progress. This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Improve Results with MyEconLab: MyEconLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed and provides engaging experiences that personalize learning. Help Students Review and Apply Concepts: Examples and exercises help students practice and connect to real-world decisions being made today in today's firms and policy debates. Keep Your Course Current and Relevant: New examples, exercises, and statistics appear throughout the text.0133456919 / 9780133456912 Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyEconLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyEconLab search for ISBN-10: 0133577864 ISBN-13: 9780133577860. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133456919 /ISBN-13: 9780133456912 and ISBN-10: 0133486443 / ISBN-13: 9780133486445 MyEconLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
|Author||: Judy Whitehead|
Microeconomics is concerned with the production, consumption and distribution of goods by the micro units of individuals, firms and markets within the economy. It can also be considered a study of scarcity and the choices to be made for the attainment of goals within constraints. These goals are those set by consumers, producers and policy makers in the market. This book provides a brand new approach to the teaching and study of microeconomics – an elementary guide to the fundamental principles of the subject. It gives students from all parts of the world the opportunity to understand and appreciate the value of microeconomic tools and concepts for analyzing market processes in their economic environment, as well as maintaining a perspective on issues of trade and competitiveness, thus drawing attention to the relevance of microeconomic theory beyond the domestic scene to issues of trade and competitiveness on the international arena. The book contains a wealth of international case studies and covers topics such as: - elasticity - Cobb-Douglas Production functions - dynamic stability of market equilibrium - monopolies and monopolistic competition - project analysis The perfect introduction to the building blocks of contemporary microeconomic theory, this book will be of interest to undergraduate students in international economics, industrial economics, managerial economics and agricultural economics. It will also be a useful reference guide for graduates requiring a break down of difficult microeconomic principles.