Microeconomics

A Fresh Start

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ISBN: 978-3-642-37433-3 (Print) 978-3-642-37434-0 (Online)

Table of contents (21 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Foundations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-8

      Economics and the Economy

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      Pages 9-26

      Economics Yesterday and Today

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      Pages 27-53

      Four Building Blocks of Economic Theory

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      Pages 55-68

      Values and Objectives

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      Pages 69-94

      Analyzing Markets

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      Pages 95-122

      Markets and Human Well-Being

  3. Institutions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 123-123

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      Pages 125-147

      Markets

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      Pages 149-172

      Firms

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      Pages 173-191

      Government

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      Pages 193-213

      Civil Society

  4. A Closer Look at Markets

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 215-215

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      Pages 217-247

      The Theory of Demand

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      Pages 249-274

      Production Costs and the Theory of Supply

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      Pages 275-295

      Monopoly Power

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      Pages 297-313

      The Economics of Bargaining Power

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      Pages 315-335

      Market Failure

  5. Microeconomic Challenges

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 337-337

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      Pages 339-367

      Labor and Employment

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      Pages 369-395

      Financial Markets

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      Pages 397-429

      Inequality

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      Pages 431-457

      Poverty

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      Pages 459-485

      Economics and Ecology

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