ISBN-10:
1260507009
ISBN-13:
9781260507003
Pub. Date:
01/30/2019
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Loose Leaf for Microeconomics / Edition 11

Loose Leaf for Microeconomics / Edition 11

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Overview

Colanders Microeconomics 11e is specifically designed to help today’s students succeed in the principles of economics course and grasp economics concepts they can apply in their daily lives.


Colander’s trademark colloquial approach focuses on modern economics, institutions, history, and modeling. Colander presents and applies economic models, but also encourages students to think about model nuances, building their critical thinking skills and applying models to the real world.


Content in Colander is organized around learning objectives to make it easier for students to understand the material and for instructors to build assignments within Connect. Through Connect and SmartBook, students will find engaging activities, helpful tutorial videos, and learning resources at that moment of need.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260507003
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 01/30/2019
Edition description: 11th ed.
Pages: 1248
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.82(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

David Colander is Distinguished College Professor at Middlebury College. He has authored, coauthored, or edited over 40 books and over 150 articles on a wide range of economic topics.

He earned his B.A. at Columbia College and his M.Phil. and Ph.D. at Columbia University. He also studied at the University of Birmingham in England and at Wilhelmsburg Gymnasium in Germany. Professor Colander has taught at Columbia University, Vassar College, the University of Miami, and Princeton University as the Kelley Professor of Distinguished Teaching. He has also been a consultant to Time-Life Films, a consultant to Congress, a Brookings Policy Fellow, and Visiting Scholar at Nuffield College, Oxford.

He has been president of both the History of Economic Thought Society and the Eastern Economics Association. He has also served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Perspectives, The Journal of Economic Education, The Journal of Economic Methodology, The Journal of the History of Economic Thought, The Journal of Socio-Economics, and The Eastern Economic Journal. He has been chair of the AEA Committee on Electronic Publishing, a member of the AEA Committee on Economic Education, and is currently the associate editor for content of the Journal of Economic Education.

He is married to a pediatrician, Patrice. In their spare time, the Colanders designed and built an oak post-and-beam house on a ridge overlooking the Green Mountains to the east and the Adirondacks to the west. The house is located on the site of a former drive-in movie theater. (They replaced the speaker poles with fruit trees and used the I-beams from the screen as support for the second story of the carriage house and the garage.) They now live in both Florida and Vermont.

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION: THINKING LIKE AN ECONOMIST

1 Economics and Economic Reasoning

2 The Production Possibilities Model, Trade, and Globalization

3 Economic Institutions

4 Supply and Demand

5 Using Supply and Demand

PART II: MICROECONOMICS

THE POWER OF TRADITIONAL ECONOMIC MODELS

6 Describing Supply and Demand: Elasticities

7 Taxation and Government Intervention

8 Market Failure versus Government Failure

8W Politics and Economics: The Case of Agricultural Markets

INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC POLICY ISSUES

9 Comparative Advantage, Exchange Rates, and Globalization

10 International Trade Policy

PRODUCTION AND COST ANALYSIS

11 Production and Cost Analysis I

12 Production and Cost Analysis II

MARKET STRUCTURE

13 Perfect Competition

14 Monopoly and Monopolist Competition

15 Oligopoly and Antitrust

16 Real-World Competition and Technology

FACTOR MARKETS

17 Work and the Labor Market

17W Nonwage and Asset Income: Rents, Profits, and Interest

18 Who Gets What? The Distribution of Income

CHOICE AND DECISION MAKING

19 The Logic of Individual Choice: The Foundation of Supply and Demand

20 Game Theory, Strategic Decision Making, and Behavioral Economics

MODERN ECONOMIC THINKING

21 Thinking Like a Modern Economist

22 Behavioral Economics and Modern Economic Policy

23 Microeconomic Policy, Economic Reasoning, and Beyond



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