Intermediate Microeconomics and its Application (12th Revised edition)

Intermediate Microeconomics and its Application (12th Revised edition)

By: Walter Nicholson (author), Christopher Snyder (author)Mixed Media

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INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS AND ITS APPLICATION offers an exceptionally clear and concise introduction to the economics of markets. This proven text uses a managerial focus and includes relevant applications and strong examples as well as step-by-step video problems, an algebraic approach, and activities that allow you to learn by doing. Your purchase also includes online resources on CourseMate, including a complete eBook, step-by-step video problems, solutions to odd=numbered questions, and interactive quizzes.

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Dr. Walter Nicholson is the Ward H. Patton Emeritus Professor of Economics at Amherst College and a visiting professor at Ave Maria University, Naples, Florida. Throughout his teaching career, Dr. 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. Dr. Nicholson received his Ph.D. in economics from MIT. Most of his research is in the area of labor economics, especially policy questions related to unemployment. He lives in Naples, Florida and Montague, Massachusetts, where he and his wife enjoy the frequent visits of their eight grandchildren. Dr. 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 Review of Industrial Organization. Snyder received his Ph.D. from MIT. His recent research has appeared in leading economics journals, including the Review of Economics and Statistics and Quarterly Journal of Economics. He lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his wife, who also teaches economics at Dartmouth, and three daughters.


Part I: INTRODUCTION. 1. Economic Models. Appendix: Mathematics Used in Microeconomics. Part II: DEMAND. 2. Utility and Choice. 3. Demand Curves. Part III: UNCERTAINTY AND STRATEGY. 4. Uncertainty. 5. Game Theory. Part IV: PRODUCTION, COSTS, AND SUPPLY. 6. Production. 7. Costs. 8. Profit Maximization and Supply. Part V: PERFECT COMPETITION. 9. Perfect Competition in a Single Market. 10. General Equilibrium and Welfare. Part VI: MARKET POWER. 11. Monopoly. 12. Imperfect Competition. Part VII: INPUT MARKETS. 13. Pricing in Input Markets. Appendix: Labor Supply. 14. Capital and Time. Appendix: Compound Interest. Part VIII: MARKET FAILURES. 15. Asymmetric Information. 16. Externalities and Public Goods. 17. Behavioral Economics.

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  • publication date: 15/11/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781133189022
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 648
  • ID: 9781133189022
  • weight: 1700
  • ISBN10: 1133189024
  • edition: 12th Revised edition

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