Microeconomics

Microeconomics : Theory with Applications, Sixth Canadian Edition

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This sixth edition is appropriate for second-year university courses in intermediate microeconomics. It teaches microeconomics as a way of looking at the world, using plenty of new applications and examples to demonstrate the theory. Because it uses calculus (only in footnotes), this text is considered to be in the upper mid-range in its mathematical rigor.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 736 pages
  • 203.2 x 251.5 x 33mm | 1,360.79g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0131217909
  • 9780131217904

Table of contents

Preface. I. AN INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS. 1. Microeconomics: A Working Methodology. Appendix A1: Model Building. II. INDIVIDUAL CHOICE. 2. A Theory of Preferences. 3. Demand Theory. Appendix 3A: Composite Commodities. 4. More Demand Theory. 5. Intertemporal Decision Making and Capital Values. III. PRODUCTION AND COST. 6. Production and Cost: One Variable Input. 7. Production and Cost: Many Variable Inputs. IV. MARKETS FOR GOODS. 8. The Theory of Perfect Competition. 9. Applications of the Competitive Model. 10. Monopoly. V. RESOURCE MARKETS AND GENERAL EQUILIBRIUM. 11. Input Markets and the Allocation of Resources. 12. The Distribution of Income. 13. Competitive General Equilibrium. Appendix 13A: Efficiency. VI. IMPERFECT COMPETITION. 14. Price Discrimination and Monopoly Practices. 15. Game Theory 16. Oligopoly. VII. UNCERTAINTY AND ASYMMETRIC INFORMATION. 17. Choice Making Under Uncertainty. 18. Asymmetric Information, the Rules of the Game, and Externalities. 19. The Theory of the Firm. 20. Asymmetric Information and Market Behaviour. Answers to Problems. Glossary. Index.show more