Readers learn best when they see concepts applied to examples from their everyday lives. With an abundance of relentlessly current examples, Economics Today: The Micro View appeals to today’s diverse population by presenting ideas clearly, at an accessible level, and in the context of newsworthy applications.
Introduction: The Nature of Economics; Scarcity and the World of Trade-Offs; Demand and Supply; Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis; Public Spending and Public Choice; Funding the Public Sector. Dimensions of Microeconomics: Demand and Supply Elasticity; Consumer Choice; Rents, Profits, and the Financial Environment of Business. Market Structure, Resource Allocation, and Regulation: The Firm: Cost and Output Determination; Perfect Competition; Monopoly; Monopolistic Competition; Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior; Regulation and Antitrust Policy in a Globalized Economy. Labor Resources and the Environment: The Labor Market: Demand, Supply, and Outsourcing; Unions and Labor Market Monopoly Power; Income, Poverty, and Health Care; Environmental Economics. Global Economics: Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy; Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments.
For all readers interested in microeconomics.
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Roger LeRoy Miller received his PhD from the University of Chicago. He is currently Director of the Institute for University Studies in Arlington, Texas. Dr. Miller is a legal specialist and author of numerous books on law and the legal environment, including criminal procedure. In addition, Dr. Miller has authored books on the war on drugs, the economics of crime and criminal behavior, and on related topics.
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Book Description Addison Wesley, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0321600185