2012

The New World of Economics

A Remake of a Classic for New Generations of Economics Students

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ISBN: 978-3-642-27363-6 (Print) 978-3-642-27364-3 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. The New World of Economic Thinking

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      Economic Thinking

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      Pages 25-42

      Anything Worth Doing Is Not Necessarily Worth Doing Well

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      Pages 43-49

      Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs and Economist’s Demand

  3. The New World of Market Economics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 51-51

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      Pages 53-68

      Price and the “Law of Unintended Consequences”

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      Pages 69-90

      Pricing Lemons, Views, and University Housing

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      Pages 91-106

      Markets and More Markets

  4. The New World of Personal Economics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 107-107

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      Pages 109-122

      Marriage, Family, and Divorce

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      Pages 123-141

      Sexual Behavior

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      Pages 143-150

      Exploitation of Affection

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      Pages 151-152

      Dying: The Most Economical Way to Go!

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      Pages 153-165

      Cheating and Lying

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      Pages 167-198

      Fat Economics

  5. The New World of Pricing Strategies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 199-199

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      Pages 201-217

      Why Sales

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      Pages 219-234

      Why Popcorn Costs So Much at the Movies

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      Pages 235-243

      Why So Many Coupons

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      Pages 245-267

      Why Some Goods Are Free

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      Pages 269-291

      The Question of Queues

  6. The New World of College and University Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 293-293

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      Pages 295-308

      The University Economy

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      Pages 309-324

      The Economics of Learning

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      Pages 325-338

      Does the NCAA Exploit College Athletes?1

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