Theory and Application of Intermediate Microeconomics, International Edition (with InfoApps 2-Semest 11e
ISBN-13: 9780324599497 / ISBN-10: 0324599498
The Eleventh Edition of THEORY AND APPLICATION OF INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS, INTERNATIONAL EDITION by Walter Nicholson of Amherst College and Christopher Snyder of Dartmouth College, provides an exceptionally clear and concise introduction to the economics of markets, with a managerial focus and using an algebraic approach. The authors have provided a complete range of highly relevant applications and appealing, current examples, filling this edition with strong examples and activities that engage students' interest and encourage them to learn by doing.
Part 1: INTRODUCTION.
1. Economic Models.
Appendix: Mathematics Used In Microeconomics.
Part 2: DEMAND.
2. Utility and Choice.
3. Demand Curves.
Part 3: UNCERTAINTY AND STRATEGY.
4. Uncertainty and Expected Utility.
5. Game Theory.
Part 4: PRODUCTION, COSTS, AND SUPPLY.
8. Profit Maximization and Supply.
Part 5: PERFECT COMPETITION.
9. Perfect Competition in a Single Market.
10. General Equilibrium and Welfare.
Part 6: MARKET POWER.
12. Imperfect Competition.
Part 7: INPUT MARKETS.
13. Pricing in Input Markets.
14. Capital and Time.
Part 8: ADDITIONAL TOPICS
15. Asymmetric Information.
16. Public Goods and Externalities.
17. Behavioral Economics.
Walter Nicholson is the Ward H. Patton Emeritus Professor of Economics at Amherst College and a visiting professor at Ave Maria University, Naples, Florida. Over his teaching career, Professor Nicholson has sought to develop in students an appreciation for the value of economic models in the study of important social questions. He also has enjoyed showing students some of the stranger things that economists have sought to model. Nicholson received his PhD in economics from MIT. Most of his research is in the area of labor economics, especially policy questions related to unemployment.
Christopher Snyder is the Joel Z. and Susan Hyatt Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, where he pursues research and teaching interests in microeconomic theory, industrial organization, and law and economics. He is a research associate in the National Bureau of Economic Research, serves on the board of the Industrial Organization Society, and is an associate editor of the International Journal of Industrial Organization and Review of Industrial Organization. Snyder received his PhD from MIT. His recent research has appeared in leading journals both in and outside economics, including the Journal of Political Economy and Journal of the American Medical Association. He lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his wife, who also teaches economics at Dartmouth, and three daughters.