Intermediate Microeconomics: An Intuitive Approach with Calculus,
1st Edition

Thomas Nechyba

ISBN-13: 9781473759008 | ISBN-10: 1473759005

Copyright 2018

| Published 2018

| 896 pages

List Price USD $78.00


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Thomas J. Nechyba is Professor of Economics at the Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, US. At Duke, he has previously served as Director of Undergraduate Studies and as Department Chair and currently directs the Economics Center for Teaching (EcoTeach) as well as Duke's Social Science Research Institute. In addition to his activities in the US, he has lectured internationally in Europe, Latin America and New Zealand.

  • End-of-chapter applications test students’ knowledge of what they have learnt in the chapter. Some applications are more challenging than others.
  • International examples and data provide a global outlook.
  • Within chapter exercises with varying degrees of difficulty to help students to practise and check their understanding as they progress through the chapters.
  • An easy to follow A and B structure to each chapter enables students to follow an intuitive or mathematical path.
  • Graphs with blue bars at the bottom can be explored in more detail within the MindTap eReader, and almost all graphs are available to view as animated and narrated videos that can be accessed through MindTap.

Table of Contents

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Chapter 0: Foundational Preliminaries (web-based chapter)
Chapter 1: Introduction

PART 1: Utility-Maximizing Choice: Consumers, Workers and Savers
Chapter 2: A Consumer’s Economic Circumstances
Chapter 3: Economic Circumstances in Labour and Financial Markets
Chapter 4: Tastes and Indifference Curves
Chapter 5: Different Types of Tastes
Chapter 6: Doing the Best We Can
Chapter 7: Income and Substitution Effects in Consumer Goods Markets
Chapter 8: Wealth and Substitution Effects in Labour and Capital Markets
Chapter 9: Demand for Goods and Supply of Labour and Capital
Chapter 10: Consumer Surplus and Deadweight Loss
PART 2: Profit-Maximizing Choice: Producers or Firms
Chapter 11: One Input and One Output: A Short-Run Producer Model
Chapter 12: Production with Multiple Inputs
Chapter 13: Production Decisions in the Short and Long Run
PART 3: Competitive Markets and the Invisible Hand
Chapter 14: Competitive Market Equilibrium
Chapter 15: The Invisible Hand and the First Welfare Theorem
Chapter 16: General Equilibrium
Chapter 17: Choice and Markets in the Presence of Risk

PART 4: Distortions of the Invisible Hand in Competitive Markets
Chapter 18: Elasticities, Price-Distorting Policies and Non-Price Rationing
Chapter 19: Distortionary Taxes and Subsidies
Chapter 20: Prices and Distortions across Markets
Chapter 21: Externalities in Competitive Markets
Chapter 22: Asymmetric Information in Competitive Markets
PART 5: Distortions of the Invisible Hand from Strategic Decisions
Chapter 23: Monopoly
Chapter 24: Strategic Thinking and Game Theory
Chapter 25: Oligopoly
Chapter 26: Product Differentiation and Innovation in Markets
Chapter 27: Public Goods
Chapter 28: Governments and Politics

PART 6: Considering How to Make the World a Better Place
Chapter 29: What Is Good? Challenges from Psychology and Philosophy
Chapter 30: Balancing Government, Civil Society, and Markets

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Intermediate Microeconomics

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