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Microeconomics in context

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English.

About the Edition

"[This book] provides a thorough introduction to the principles of microeconomics, ... offering a fresh portrait of the economic realities of the 21st century. [It] aims to help you gain a deeper understanding of economic analysis and contemporary controversies of interest and importance. It examines economic activity in its environmental and social contexts, drawing on both traditional economic principles and new research to give you greater insight into our economic world"-Back cover.

Table of Contents

pt. 1. Context for economic analysis: Economic activity in context; Economic actors and organizations
pt. 2. Supply and demand: Market institutions; Supply and demand; Working with supply and demand
pt. 3. Resource maintenance, production, distribution, and consumption: Capital stocks and resource maintenance; Production costs; Production decisions; Distribution, exchange and transfer; Consumption and the consumer society
pt. 4. Closer look at markets: Markets without market power; Markets with market power; Markets for labor; Markets for other resources
pt. 5. Closer look at economic organizations: Core sphere, households and communities; Business sphere, for-profit firms; Public purpose sphere, governments and nonprofits
pt. 6. Economic outcomes and economic ideology: Variety of economic systems; Market systems and normative claims.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Library of Congress
HB172 .M598 2005

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xxvii, 476 p. :
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