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Principles of Microeconomics (9th Edition)

Principles of Microeconomics (9th Edition)
Author: Karl E. Case - Ray C. Fair - Sharon E Oster
ISBN 13: 9780136058854
ISBN 10: 13605885
Edition: 9
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2008-09-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 496
List Price: $247.40

This textbook and accompanying Web-based workbook provide an introduction to microeconomics. Chapters discuss: the scope and method of economics; the problem of scarcity and choice; demand, supply, and market equilibrium; the price system and elasticity; household behavior and consumer choice; the production process; costs and output decisions; the labor and land markets; the capital market and investment decision; general equilibrium and perfect competition; monopoly and antitrust policy; monopolistic competition and oligopoly; public goods and social choice; income distribution and poverty; international trade, comparative advantage, and protectionism; and, economic growth in developing and transitional economies. Case teaches at Wellesley College. Fair teaches at Yale University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


A textbook containing five introductory chapters, 15 microeconomics chapters, and selected international chapters from the publisher's hardbound Principles of Economics text. This fourth edition contains more international material, and coverage of health-care reform, immigration, urban problems, new trade treaties, and transitional economies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)