Principles of Microeconomics; 7th Edition (MindTap Course List)

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book-author

N. Gregory Mankiw

publisher

Cengage Learning; 7th edition (2014)

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PDF

pages

520 pages

language

English

asin

B00H7HUC3Y

isbn10

128516590X

isbn13

978-1285165905


Book Description

Principles Of Microeconomics; 7th Edition; by Mankiw continues to be the most popular and widely-used text in the economics classroom. An ebook by a superb economist and author that stresses the most important concepts without overwhelming college students with an excess of detail. A thorough update has been made to keep all chapters relevant and fresh with current Economic coverage. MindTap; the cutting edge online environment is available (sold separately) with new enhancements that include Adaptive Test Prep and Graph Builder that allow college and undergrad students extra preparation in test review and graph drawing. The 7th edition premier ancillary package is the most extensive in the industry; using a team of preparers/instructors that have been with the project since the very 1st edition.

Additional information

book-author

N. Gregory Mankiw

publisher

Cengage Learning; 7th edition (2014)

file-type

PDF

pages

520 pages

language

English

asin

B00H7HUC3Y

isbn10

128516590X

isbn13

978-1285165905

Table of contents


Table of contents :
About the Author……Page 8
Brief Contents……Page 9
Preface to the Student……Page 11
Acknowledgments……Page 13
Contents……Page 19
Part I: Introduction……Page 27
Ch 1: Ten Principles of Economics……Page 29
1-1: How People Make Decisions……Page 30
1-2: How People Interact……Page 35
1-3: How the Economy as a Whole Works……Page 39
Summary……Page 42
Ch 2: Thinking like an Economist……Page 45
2-1: The Economist as Scientist……Page 46
2-2: The Economist as Policy Adviser……Page 53
2-3: Why Economists Disagree……Page 56
Summary……Page 60
Appendix: Graphing: A Brief Review……Page 63
Ch 3: Interdependence and the Gains from Trade……Page 73
3-1: A Parable for the Modern Economy……Page 74
3-2: Comparative Advantage: The Driving Force of Specialization……Page 78
3-3: Applications of Comparative Advantage……Page 81
3-4: Conclusion……Page 84
Summary……Page 85
Part II: How Markets Work……Page 89
Ch 4: The Market Forces of Supply and Demand……Page 91
4-1: Markets and Competition……Page 92
4-2: Demand……Page 93
4-3: Supply……Page 99
4-4: Supply and Demand Together……Page 103
4-5: Conclusion: How Prices Allocate Resources……Page 109
Summary……Page 110
Ch 5: Elasticity and Its Application……Page 115
5-1: The Elasticity of Demand……Page 116
5-2: The Elasticity of Supply……Page 124
5-3: Three Applications of Supply, Demand, and Elasticity……Page 127
Summary……Page 133
Ch 6: Supply, Demand, and Government Policies……Page 137
6-1: Controls on Prices……Page 138
6-2: Taxes……Page 147
6-3: Conclusion……Page 154
Summary……Page 155
Part III: Markets and Welfare……Page 159
Ch 7: Consumers, Producers, and the Efficiency of Markets……Page 161
7-1: Consumer Surplus……Page 162
7-2: Producer Surplus……Page 167
7-3: Market Efficiency……Page 170
7-4: Conclusion: Market Efficiency and Market Failure……Page 176
Summary……Page 177
Ch 8: Application: The Costs of Taxation……Page 181
8-1: The Deadweight Loss of Taxation……Page 182
8-2: The Determinants of the Deadweight Loss……Page 186
8-3: Deadweight Loss and Tax Revenue as Taxes Vary……Page 189
Summary……Page 194
Ch 9: Application: International Trade……Page 197
9-1: The Determinants of Trade……Page 198
9-2: The Winners and Losers from Trade……Page 200
9-3: The Arguments for Restricting Trade……Page 208
9-4: Conclusion……Page 214
Summary……Page 215
Part IV: The Economics of the Public Sector……Page 219
Ch 10: Externalities……Page 221
10-1: Externalities and Market Inefficiency……Page 223
10-2: Public Policies toward Externalities……Page 228
10-3: Private Solutions to Externalities……Page 234
10-4: Conclusion……Page 237
Summary……Page 238
Ch 11: Public Goods and Common Resources……Page 241
11-1: The Different Kinds of Goods……Page 242
11-2: Public Goods……Page 244
11-3: Common Resources……Page 249
Summary……Page 254
Ch 12: The Design of the Tax System……Page 259
12-1: A Financial Overview of the U.S. Government……Page 260
12-2: Taxes and Efficiency……Page 268
12-3: Taxes and Equity……Page 272
11-4: Conclusion: The Trade-Off between Equity and Efficiency……Page 278
Summary……Page 279
Part V: Firm Behavior and the Organization of Industry……Page 283
Ch 13: The Costs of Production……Page 285
13-1: What are Costs?……Page 286
13-2: Production and Costs……Page 289
13-3: The Various Measures of Cost……Page 291
13-4: Costs in the Short Run and in the Long Run……Page 297
Summary……Page 300
Ch 14: Firms in Competitive Markets……Page 305
14-1: What is a Competitive Market?……Page 306
14-2: Profit Maximization and the Competitive Firm’s Supply Curve……Page 308
14-3: The Supply Curve in a Competitive Market……Page 315
14-4: Conclusion: Behind the Supply Curve……Page 321
Summary……Page 322
Ch 15: Monopoly……Page 325
15-1: Why Monopolies Arise……Page 326
15-2: How Monopolies Make Production and Pricing Decisions……Page 329
15-3: The Welfare Cost of Monopolies……Page 336
15-4: Price Discrimination……Page 340
15-5: Public Policy toward Monopolies……Page 345
15-6: Conclusion: The Prevalence of Monopolies……Page 348
Summary……Page 349
Ch 16: Monopolistic Competition……Page 355
16-1: Between Monopoly and Perfect Competition……Page 356
16-2: Competition with Differentiated Products……Page 358
16-3: Advertising……Page 364
16-4: Conclusion……Page 369
Summary……Page 370
Ch 17: Oligopoly……Page 373
17-1: Markets with Only a Few Sellers……Page 374
17-2: The Economics of Cooperation……Page 379
17-3: Public Policy toward Oligopolies……Page 386
17-4: Conclusion……Page 390
Summary……Page 392
Part VI: The Economics of Labor Markets……Page 397
Ch 18: The Markets for the Factors of Production……Page 399
18-1: The Demand for Labor……Page 400
18-2: The Supply of Labor……Page 406
18-3: Equilibrium in the Labor Market……Page 407
18-4: The Other Factors of Production: Land and Capital……Page 412
Summary……Page 416
Ch 19: Earnings and Discrimination……Page 421
19-1: Some Determinants of Equilibrium Wages……Page 422
19-2: The Economics of Discrimination……Page 429
19-3: Conclusion……Page 434
Summary……Page 435
Ch 20: Income Inequality and Poverty……Page 439
20-1: The Measurement of Inequality……Page 440
20-2: The Political Philosophy of Redistributing Income……Page 447
20-3: Policies to Reduce Poverty……Page 450
20-4: Conclusion……Page 454
Summary……Page 456
Part VII: Topics for Further Study……Page 459
Ch 21: The Theory of Consumer Choice……Page 461
21-1: The Budget Constraint: What the Consumer Can Afford……Page 462
21-2: Preferences: What the Consumer Wants……Page 463
21-3: Optimization: What the Consumer Chooses……Page 468
21-4: Three Applications……Page 475
21-5: Conclusion: Do People Really Think This Way?……Page 482
Summary……Page 483
Ch 22: Frontiers of Microeconomics……Page 487
22-1: Asymmetric Information……Page 488
22-2: Political Economy……Page 493
22-3: Behavioral Economics……Page 497
22-4: Conclusion……Page 502
Summary……Page 504
Glossary……Page 507
Index……Page 511

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