Foundations of Microeconomics

Foundations of Microeconomics, 9th edition

  • Robin Bade, 
  • Michael Parkin

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Overview

Foundations of Microeconomics introduces you to economic principles you can use to navigate the financial decisions of your future. The authors focus on 3 or 4 main ideas and reinforce them throughout the text — helping focus you on the most important concepts and key skills, like reading and interpreting graphs.

Published by Pearson (April 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2021

ISBN-13: 9780136713678

Subject: Economics

Category: Principles of Microeconomics

Table of contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
1. Getting Started
2. The US and Global Economies
3. The Economic Problem
4. Demand and Supply

PART 2: A CLOSER LOOK AT MARKETS
5. Elasticities of Demand and Supply
6. Efficiency of Fairness and Markets

PART 3: HOW GOVERNMENTS INFLUENCE THE ECONOMY
7. Government Actions in Markets
8. Taxes
9. Global Markets in Action

PART 4: MARKET FAILURES AND PUBLIC POLICY
10. Externalities
11. Public Goods and Common Resources
12. Private Information and Healthcare Markets

PART 5: A CLOSER LOOK AT DECISION MAKERS
13. Consumer Choice and Demand
14. Production and Cost

PART 6: PRICES, PROFITS, AND INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE
15. Perfect Competition
16. Monopoly
17. Monopolistic Competition
18. Oligopoly

PART 7: INCOMES AND INEQUALITY
19. Markets for Factors of Production
20. Economic Inequality

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