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Microeconomics as a second language

Author: Martha L Olney
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2009.
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Microeconomics as a Second Language zeroes in on the concepts, assumptions, and models that business professionals need to learn. The focus is on the principles of microeconomics and the language  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Terminology
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Olney, Martha L.
Microeconomics as a second language.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2009
(OCoLC)621848220
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martha L Olney
ISBN: 9780470433737 0470433736
OCLC Number: 244768458
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 157 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1 Economics Tools: Math and Graphing 1 --
Introduction to Economics 2 --
Economic Models 3 --
Mathematical Tools 4 --
Graphing 6 --
2 Production Possibilities Frontier, Economic Growth, and Gains from Trade 17 --
The Production Possibilities Frontier 18 --
Economic Growth 23 --
Gains from Trade 24 --
3 Demand and Supply 31 --
Overview of Model of Demand and Supply 32 --
Demand 33 --
Supply 36 --
Equilibrium 40 --
4 Extensions of the Demand and Supply Model 45 --
Price Floors and Price Ceilings 46 --
Excise Taxes 48 --
Consumer and Producer Surplus 53 --
Deadweight Loss of a Tax 57 --
5 Consumer Theory 59 --
Utility Maximization 60 --
Budget Constraint 65 --
Indifference Curves 68 --
Consumer Equilibrium and the Demand Curve 71 --
Income and Substitution Effects 74 --
6 Perfectly Competitive Firms 75 --
Production and Profit Maximization 76 --
Product Curves, Cost Curves, and Profit Maximization 77 --
Long-Run Average Cost 81 --
Maximizing Profit 83 --
Types of Industries 83 --
Profit 86 --
Shut Down or Produce? 88 --
In the Long Run, Economic Profit Equals Zero 89 --
7 Imperfect Competition 92 --
Monopoly 93 --
Monopolistic Competition 98 --
Oligopoly 101 --
8 Market Failure: Externalities and Public Goods 107 --
Externalities 108 --
A Graphical Approach: Negative Externality 109 --
A Graphical Approach: Positive Externality 111 --
Avoiding Government Intervention: The Coase Theorem 112 --
Public Goods 113 --
9 Factor Markets 118 --
Labor Markets 119 --
Labor Supply 119 --
Labor Demand 121 --
Labor Market Equilibrium 124 --
Misuse of the Labor Market Model 127 --
Land Markets 128 --
Markets for Physical Capital 129 --
Answers to "TRY" Questions 133.
Responsibility: Martha L. Olney.
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