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-- Students 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 student population by presenting ideas clearly, at an accessible level, and in the context of newsworthy applications.
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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.
For all readers interested in microeconomics.
About the Author
Roger LeRoy Miller is currently affiliated with the Institute for University Studies in Arlington, Texas. Prior to this affiliation, he has held faculty appointments at the University of Washington at Seattle, the University of Hawaii, Clemson University, and the University of Miami, where he co-founded the Law and Economics Center.
Miller has authored and co-authored a myriad of articles and textbooks. He is the sole author of the best-selling Economics Today text and a co-author of the highly successful Economics of Public Issues. In addition to his work in academia, Miller has been invited to give talks and lectures across America, Guatemala, Costa Rica, and France. He has also served as a consultant to several law firms and numerous state and federal agencies.
Table of Contents
Miller, Economics Today: The Micro View, 16e
Brief Table of Contents
PART I Introduction
1 The Nature of Economics
2 Scarcity and the World of Trade-Offs
3 Demand and Supply
4 Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis
5 Public Spending and Public Choice
6 Funding the Public Sector
IN THIS VOLUME, CHAPTER 6 IS FOLLOWED BY CHAPTER
PART 5 Dimensions of Microeconomics
19 Demand and Supply Elasticity
20 Consumer Choice
21 Rents, Profits, and the Financial Environment of Business
PART 6 Market Structure, Resource Allocation, and Regulation
22 The Firm: Cost and Output Determination
23 Perfect Competition
25 Monopolistic Competition
26 Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior
27 Regulation and Antitrust Policy in a Globalized Economy
PART 7 Labor Resources and the Environment
28 The Labor Market: Demand, Supply, and Outsourcing
29 Unions and Labor Market Monopoly Power
30 Income, Poverty, and Health Care
31 Environmental Economics
PART 8 Global Economics
32 Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy
33 Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments