Microeconomics: Principles & Policy

Paperback | October 24, 2008

byWilliam Baumol, Alan Blinder, Marc Lavoie

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Microeconomics: Principles and Policy, 1ce, brings to the Canadian market a strong text that is already widely known and well respected in the U.S. market. The text achieves the right level of rigor and detail, presenting complicated concepts in a relatively straightforward manner and using timely economic data. Puzzles, issues, and well-developed examples provide a good balance of theory to application.

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Microeconomics: Principles and Policy, 1ce, brings to the Canadian market a strong text that is already widely known and well respected in the U.S. market. The text achieves the right level of rigor and detail, presenting complicated concepts in a relatively straightforward manner and using timely economic data. Puzzles, issues, and we...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 0.8 inPublished:October 24, 2008Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176252541

ISBN - 13:9780176252540

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About the AuthorsPrefacePart 1: Getting Acquainted with EconomicsChapter 1: What is Economics?Chapter 2: The Economy: Myth and RealityChapter 3: The Fundamental Economic Problem: Scarcity and ChoiceChapter 4: Supply and Demand: An Initial LookPart 2: The Building Blocks of Demand and SupplyChapter 5: Consumer Choice: Individual and Market DemandChapter 6: Demand and ElasticityChapter 7: Production, Inputs, and Cost: Building Blocks for Supply AnalysisChapter 8: Output, Price, and Profit: The Importance of Supply AnalysisChapter 9: Investing in Business: Stocks and BondsPart 3: Markets and the Price SystemChapter 10: The Firm and the Industry Under Perfect CompetitionChapter 11: MonopolyChapter 12: Between Competition and MonopolyChapter 13: Limiting Market Power: Regulation and Competition PolicyPart 4: The Virtues and Limitations of MarketsChapter 14: The Case for the Market System I: The Price MechanismChapter 15: The Shortcomings of the Market SystemChapter 16: The Case for the Market System II: Innovation and GrowthChapter 17: Externalities, the Environment, and Natural ResourcesChapter 18: Taxation and Resource AllocationPart 5: The Distribution of IncomeChapter 19: Pricing the Factors of ProductionChapter 20: Labour: The Human InputGlossary Index