Economics for Managers, 3rd edition

  • Paul G. Farnham

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Overview

For one semester MBA Managerial Economics courses

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Economics for Managers presents the fundamental ideas of microeconomics and macroeconomics and integrates them from a managerial decision-making perspective in a framework that can be used in a single-semester course.

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To be competitive in today’s business environment, managers must understand how economic forces affect their business and the factors that must be considered when making business decisions.¿ This is the only book that provides business students and MBAs with a thorough and applied understanding of both micro- and macroeconomic concepts in a way non-economics majors can understand.

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The third edition retains all the same core concepts and straightforward material on micro- and macroeconomics while incorporating new case material and real-world examples that relate to today’s managerial student.

Published by Pearson (July 23rd 2021) - Copyright © 2014

ISBN-13: 9780137502233

Subject: Economics

Category: Managerial Economics

Overview

Brief Contents

PART 1. MICROECONOMIC ANALYSIS

  1. Managers and Economics
  2. Demand, Supply, and Equilibrium Prices
  3. Demand Elasticities
  4. Techniques for Understanding Consumer Demand and Behavior
  5. Production and Cost Analysis in the Short Run
  6. Production and Cost Analysis in the Long Run
  7. Market Structure: Perfect Competition
  8. Market Structure: Monopoly and Monopolistic Competition
  9. Market Structure: Oligopoly
  10. Pricing Strategies for the Firm

PART 2. MACROECONOMIC ANALYSIS

  1. Measuring Macroeconomic Activity
  2. Spending by Individuals, Firms, and Governments on Real Goods and Services 13. The Role of Money in the Macro Economy
  3. The Aggregate Model of the Macro Economy
  4. International and Balance of Payments Issues in the Macro Economy

PART 3. INTEGRATION OF THE FRAMEWORKS

  1. Combining Micro and Macro Analysis for Managerial Decision Making

SOLUTIONS TO EVEN-NUMBERED PROBLEMS

GLOSSARY

INDEX

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