Microeconomics: Principles & Policy by William BaumolMicroeconomics: Principles & Policy by William Baumol

Microeconomics: Principles & Policy

byWilliam Baumol, Alan Blinder, Marc Lavoie

Paperback | October 24, 2008

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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.
William J. Baumol was born in New York City, and received his BSS at the College of the City of New York and his Ph.D. at the University of London. He is a Professor of Economics at New York University and Senior Research Economist and Professor emeritus at Princeton University. He is a frequent consultant to the management of major fi...
Title:Microeconomics: Principles & PolicyFormat: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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Table of Contents

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