Principles of Microeconomics, 13th edition

  • Karl E. Case, 
  • Ray C. Fair

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Principles of Microeconomics introduces the art and science of economic thinking, and helps you learn how to look at policy and personal decisions in a different way.

Published by Pearson (September 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780135636756

Subject: Economics

Category: Principles of Economics

Table of contents

1. The Scope and Method of Economics
2. The Economic Problem: Scarcity and Choice
3. Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium
4. Demand and Supply Applications
5. Elasticity

6. Household Behavior and Consumer Choice
7. The Production Process: The Behavior of Profit-Maximizing Firms
8. Short-Run Costs and Output Decisions
9. Long-Run Costs and Output Decisions
10. Input Demand: The Labor and Land Markets
11. Input Demand: The Capital Market and the Investment Decision
12. General Equilibrium and the Efficiency of Perfect Competition

13. Monopoly and Antitrust Policy
14. Oligopoly
15. Monopolistic Competition
16. Externalities, Public Goods, and Common Resources
17. Uncertainty and Asymmetric Information
18. Income Distribution and Poverty
19. Public Finance: The Economics of Taxation

20. International Trade, Comparative Advantage, and Protectionism
21. Economic Growth in Developing Economies

22. Critical Thinking about Research

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