Microeconomics
Fourth Edition   ©2015

Microeconomics

Paul Krugman (City University of New York) , Robin Wells

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-11589-6; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-11589-0; Format: e-Book Agency, 704 pages

PART 1 What Is Economics?

Intro The Ordinary Business of Life

1 First Principles

2 Economic Models: Trade-offs and Trade 25

2 Appendix Graphs in Economics

PART 2 Supply and Demand

3
Supply and Demand

4 Consumer and Producer Surplus

5 Price Controls and Quotas: Meddling with Markets

6 Elasticity

PART 3 Individuals & Markets

7 Taxes

8 International Trade

PART 4 Economics and Decision Making

9
Decision Making by Individuals & Firms

Appendix Toward a Fuller Understanding of Present Value*

PART 5 The Consumer

10 The Rational Consumer

10 Appendix Consumer Preferences and Consumer Choice

PART 6 The Production Decision

11
Behind the Supply Curve: Inputs and Costs

12 Perfect Competition and the Supply Curve

PART 7 Market Structure: Beyond Perfect Competition

13
Monopoly

14 Oligopoly

15 Monopolistic Competition and Product Differentiation

PART 8 Microeconomics and Public Policy

16
Externalities

17 Public Goods & Common Resources

18 The Economics of the Welfare

PART 9 Factor Markets & Risk

19
Factor Markets and the Distribution of Income

19 Appendix Indifference Curve Analysis of Labor Supply

20 Uncertainty, Risk, and Private Information

Solutions to "Check Your Understanding" Questions

Glossary

Index