Offering the most cutting-edge coverage available, the 10th edition of the market-leading MICROECONOMIC THEORY: BASIC PRINCIPLES AND EXTENSIONS delivers a text that is rigorous yet accessible, accurate in theory yet practical in application, thorough yet concise. Now at a more succinct 19 chapters, this tried-and-true, widely popular text is known as the "bible of microeconomics," offering the most clear and accurate presentation of advanced microeconomic concepts. For the new edition, proven author and economic authority Walter Nicholson is joined by new co-author Chris Snyder, a professor of economics at Dartmouth College. These highly respected economists draw from their wealth of experience in the classroom and the marketplace, giving the book a practical, real-world perspective. Taking a calculus-based approach, MICROECONOMIC THEORY provides an ideal level of mathematical rigor for upper level undergraduate students and beginning graduate students. Extremely reader-friendly, the book is designed to help students truly understand and apply economic models as it enables them to work directly with theoretical tools, real-world applications, and the latest developments in the study of microeconomics. Insightful graphic presentations help visual learners see the connections between the calculus and the algebra/geometry of the same material. In addition, end-of-chapter problems are now presented in two tiers: Simple numerical/mathematical exercises, which build student intuition, are followed by more analytical, theoretical, and complex problems. Unlike other, more theoretical texts, MICROECONOMIC THEORY presents theory in an accessible way as well as illustrates how it applies in the real world.
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Walter Nicholson is the Ward H. Patton Emeritus Professor of Economics at Amherst College and a visiting professor at Ave Maria University, Naples, Florida. Over his teaching career, Professor Nicholson has sought to develop in students an appreciation for the value of economic models in the study of important social questions. He also has enjoyed showing students some of the stranger things that economists have sought to model. Nicholson received his PhD in economics from MIT. Most of his research is in the area of labor economics, especially policy questions related to unemployment.
Christopher Snyder is the Joel Z. and Susan Hyatt Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, where he pursues research and teaching interests in microeconomic theory, industrial organization, and law and economics. He is a research associate in the National Bureau of Economic Research, serves on the board of the Industrial Organization Society, and is an associate editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization and Review of Industrial Organization. Snyder received his PhD from MIT. His recent research has appeared in leading journals both in and outside economics, including the Journal of Political Economy and Journal of the American Medical Association. He lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his wife, who also teaches economics at Dartmouth, and three daughters.
Walter Nicholson is the Ward H. Patton Professor of Economics at Amherst College where he enjoys introducing students to strange kinds of things economists have tried to model. By combining law and economics, he found the perfect match between interesting economic theory and important social questions that he could use to encourage students to speak accurately about economics. Nicholson received his Ph.D. in economics from MIT and has been published in numerous journals such as the Monthly Labor Review, The Journal of Economic Perspectives, and The Review of Economics and Statistics.
Christopher Snyder specializes in the fields of industrial organization, microeconomic theory, and law and economics. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1994 before joining the Economics Department at Dartmouth in 2005.He has also taught at George Washington University and has held visiting positions at M.I.T. and the University of Chicago.
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Book Description Cengage Learning, 2007. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: PART 1: INTRODUCTION. 1. Economic Models. 2. Mathematics used in Microeconomics. PART 2: CHOICE AND DEMAND. 3. Preferences and Utility. 4. Utility Maximization and Choice. 5. Income and Substitution Effects. 6. Demand Relationships Among Goods. 7. Uncertainty and Information. 8. Strategy and Game Theory. PART 3: PRODUCTION AND SUPPLY. 9. Production Functions. 10. Cost Functions. 11. Profit Maximization. PART 4: COMPETITIVE MARKETS. 12. The Partial Equilibrium Competitive Market. 13. General Equilibrium and Welfare. PART 5: MARKET POWER. 14. Monopoly. 15. Imperfect Competition. PART 6: INPUT MARKETS. 16. Labor Markets. 17. Capital and Time. PART 7: OTHER TOPICS. 18. Asymmetric Information. 19. Externalities and Public Goods. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0324421621
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