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Author Beveridge, Thomas M
Title A primer on microeconomics [electronic resource] / Thomas Beveridge
Imprint [New York, N.Y.] (222 East 46th Street, New York, NY 10017) : Business Expert Press, 2013
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 electronic text (x, 226 p.) : digital file
Series Economics collection, 2163-7628
2013 digital library
Economics collection. 2163-7628
Note Part of: 2013 digital library
Includes index
Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Scarcity and choice -- 2. Demand and supply -- 3. More on markets -- 4. Elasticity -- 5. Production, costs, and revenue -- 6. Perfect competition in the long run -- 7. Monopoly -- 8. Between perfect competition and monopoly -- 9. Market failures and solutions -- Index
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Economics, far from being the "dismal science," offers us valuable lessons that can be applied to our everyday experiences. At its heart, economics is the science of choice and a study of economic principles allows us to achieve a more informed understanding of how we make our choices; regardless of whether these choices occur in our everyday life or in our work environment. The present text represents a common sense approach to basic microeconomics. It is directed toward all students, but particularly those within business school settings including students beginning an advanced business degree course of study. It will deliver clear statements of essential economic principles, supported by easy to understand examples, and uncluttered by extraneous material; the goal being to provide a concise readable primer that covers the substance of microeconomic theory. The text will look at the efficient operation of competitive markets and what may cause those markets to fail; the benefits from trade; profit maximization; the consequences of choice; and the implications of imperfect competition
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries
Mode of access: World Wide Web
System requirements: Adobe Acrobat reader
Title from PDF t.p. (viewed on February 20, 2013)
Link Print version: 9781606494219
Subject Microeconomics
comparative advantage
opportunity cost
demand and supply
equilibrium
elasticity
marginal benefit
consumer surplus
producer surplus
economic efficiency
profit maximization
perfect competition
market failures
monopoly
imperfect competition
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