Microeconomics using Excel: Integrating economic theory, policy analysis and spreadsheet modelling by Gerald SchwarzMicroeconomics using Excel: Integrating economic theory, policy analysis and spreadsheet modelling by Gerald Schwarz

Microeconomics using Excel: Integrating economic theory, policy analysis and spreadsheet modelling

byGerald Schwarz, Kurt Jechlitschka, Dieter Kirschke

Paperback | September 12, 2007

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Using Microsoft Excel, the market leading spreadsheet package, this book combines theory with modelling aspects and spreadsheet analysis.Microeconomics Using Excelprovides students with the tools with which to better understand microeconomic analysis.

It focuses on solving microeconomic problems by integrating economic theory, policy analysis and spreadsheet modelling. This unique approach facilitates a more comprehensive understanding of the link between theory and problem solving.

It is divided into four core parts:

  • analysis of price policies
  • analysis of structural policies
  • multi-market models
  • budget policy and priority settings.

The theory behind each problem is explained and each model is solved using excel. Each model is also available online and can be used as a prototype for analysis and specific needs.

Microeconomics using Excelwill be of great interest to students studying economics as well as to professionals in economic and policy analysis.

Title:Microeconomics using Excel: Integrating economic theory, policy analysis and spreadsheet modellingFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.2 inPublished:September 12, 2007Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415417872

ISBN - 13:9780415417877

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Table of Contents

Introduction Part A: Analysis of Price Policies 1. Supply, Demand and Price Policies  2. Welfare and Distributional Effects  3. Price Policy Instruments  4. Iso-Elastic Supply and Demand Functions  5. Policy Formulation and Trade-Offs  6. External Effects  7. Integrated Markets  8. World Market and Third Country Effects Part B: Analysis of Structural Policies 9. Shifts of the Supply Curve  10. Implications of Structural Policies over Time  11. Optimal Structural Policies Part C: Multi-Market Models 12. Interdependencies of Markets  13. Microeconomic Foundations  14. Formulation of a 4-Market Model  15. Model Framework for a 12-Market Model Part D: Budget Policy and Priority Setting 16. Optimization Approach  17. Multiple Objectives  18. Parametric Analysis