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Exploring Microeconomics - SAGE amp edition

Eighth Edition
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May 2019 | SAGE Publications, Inc

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Exploring Microeconomics, 8e – SAGE amp edition is a dynamic courseware solution that integrates Robert L. Sexton’s Exploring Microeconomics, 8e course content with video, assessments, assignments, and other active learning tools in a streamlined and simple-to-use environment. Accessible across mobile, desktop, and tablet devices, this user-friendly platform helps students apply knowledge to master content and perform better in their course. Instructors are able to save time with auto-generated and graded assignments while a gradebook gives real-time insight into student and class performance.

 

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Part I: Introduction
 
Chapter 1: The Role and Method of Economics
1.1 Economics: A Brief Introduction  
1.2 Economic Behavior  
1.3 Economic Theory and Models  
1.4 Pitfalls to Avoid in Scientific Thinking  
1.5 Positive Statements and Normative Statements  
 
Chapter 2: Economics: Eight Powerful Ideas
2.1 Idea 1: People Face Scarcity and Costly Trade-Offs  
2.2 Idea 2: People Engage in Rational Decision Making and Marginal Thinking  
2.3 Idea 3: People Respond Predictably to Changes in Incentives  
2.4 Idea 4: Specialization and Trade Can Make People Better Off  
2.5 Idea 5: Markets Can Improve Economic Efficiency  
2.6 Idea 6: Appropriate Government Policies Can Improve Market Outcomes  
2.7 Idea 7: Government Policies May Help Stabilize the Economy  
2.8 Idea 8: Increasing Productivity Leads to Economic Growth  
 
Chapter 3: Scarcity, Trade-Offs, and Production Possibilities
3.1 The Three Economic Questions Every Society Faces  
3.2 The Circular Flow Model  
3.3 The Production Possibilities Curve  
3.4 Economic Growth and the Production Possibilities Curve  
 
Part II: Supply and Demand
 
Chapter 4: Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium
4.1 Markets  
4.2 Demand  
4.3 Shifts in the Demand Curve  
4.4 Supply  
4.5 Shifts in the Supply Curve  
4.6 Market Equilibrium Price and Quantity  
 
Chapter 5: Markets in Motion and Price Controls
5.1 Changes in Market Equilibrium  
5.2 Price Controls  
 
Chapter 6: Elasticities
6.1 Price Elasticity of Demand  
 
6.2 Total Revenue and the Price Elasticity of Demand
6.3 Other Types of Demand Elasticities  
6.4 Price Elasticity of Supply  
 
Part III: Market Efficiency, Market Failure, and the Public System
 
Chapter 7: Market Efficiency and Welfare
7.1 Consumer Surplus and Producer Surplus  
7.2 The Welfare Effects of Taxes, Subsidies, and Price Controls  
 
Chapter 8: Market Failure
8.1 Externalities  
8.2 Public Policy and the Environment  
8.3 Property Rights and the Environment  
8.4 Public Goods  
8.5 Asymmetric Information  
 
Chapter 9: Public Finance and Public Choice
9.1 Public Finance: Government Spending and Taxation  
9.2 Public Choice  
 
Part IV: Households and Market Structure
 
Chapter 10: Consumer Choice Theory
10.1 Consumer Behavior  
10.2 The Consumer's Choice  
10.3 Behavioral Economics  
 
Chapter 11: The Firm: Production and Costs
11.1 Firms and Profts: Total Revenues Minus Total Costs  
11.2 Production in the Short Run  
11.3 Costs in the Short Run  
11.4 The Shape of the Short-Run Cost Curves  
11.5 Cost-Curves: Short Run versus Lung Run  
 
Chapter 12: Firms in Perfectly Competitive Markets
12.1 A Perfectly Competitive Market  
12.2 An Individual Price Taker's Demand Curve  
12.3 Profit Maximization  
12.4 Short-Run Profits and Losses  
12.5 Long-Run Equilibrium  
12.6 Long-Run Supply  
 
Chapter 13: Monopoly and Antitrust
13.1 Monopoly: The Price Maker  
13.2 Demand and Marginal Revenue in Monopoly  
13.3 The Monopolist's Equilibrium  
13.4 Monopoly and Welfare Loss  
13.5 Monopoly Policy  
13.6 Price Discrimination and Peak Load Pricing  
 
Chapter 14: Monopolistic Competition and Product Differentiation
14.1 Monopolistic Competition  
14.2 Price and Output Determination in Monopolistic Competition  
14.3 Monopolistic Competition versus Perfect Competition  
14.4 Advertising  
 
Chapter 15: Oligopoly and Strategic Behavior
15.1 Oligopoly  
15.2 Collusion and Cartels  
15.3 Other Oligopoly Models  
15.4 Game Theory and Strategic Behavior  
 
Part V: Input Markets and Microeconomic Policy Issues
 
Chapter 16: The Markets for Labor, Capital, and Land
16.1 Input Markets  
16.2 Supply and Demand in the Labor Market  
16.3 Labor Market Equilibrium  
16.4 Labor Unions  
16.5 The Markets for Land and Capital  
 
Chapter 17: Income, Poverty, and Health Care
17.1 Income Distribution  
17.2 Income Redistribution  
17.3 The Economics of Discrimination  
17.4 Poverty  
17.5 Health Care  
 
Part VI: The Global Economy
 
Chapter 18: International Trade
18.1 The Growth in World Trade  
18.2 Comparative Advantage and Gains from Trade  
18.3 Supply and Demand in International Trade  
18.4 Tariffs, Import Quotas, and Subsidies  
 
Chapter 19: International Finance
19.1 The Balance of Payments  
19.2 Exchange Rates  
19.3 Equilibrium Changes in the Foreign Exchange Market  
19.4 Flexible Exchange Rates  
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