Microeconomics Table of Contents

Detailed Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents

Chapter 1What’s In Economics For You?
Scarcity, Opportunity Cost, Trade
Chapter 2Making Smart Choices
The Law of Demand
Chapter 3Show Me the Money
The Law of Supply
Chapter 4Coordinating Smart Choices
Demand and Supply
Chapter 5Just How Badly Do You Want It?
Chapter 6What Gives When Prices Don’t?
Government Policy Choices
Chapter 7Getting the Most Bang per Buck
Utility behind Demand
Chapter 8Finding Producers' Bottom Line
Profits and Costs behind Supply
Chapter 9Pricing Power
Market Structure and Pricing
Chapter 10What's Perfect about Perfect Competition?
Productivity, Costs, and Efficiency
Chapter 11Pricing for Profits in Imperfect Competition
Marginal Revenue and Marginal Cost
Chapter 12When Markets Fail
Natural Monopoly, Gaming, Competition, and Government
Chapter 13Acid Rain on Others' Parades
Externalities, Carbon Taxes, Free Riders, and Public Goods
Chapter 14What Are You Worth?
Inputs, Incomes, and Inequality
Chapter 15Are Sweatshops All Bad?
Globalization, Trade and Protectionism