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Principles of Microeconomics, 2/e by John B. Taylor

Brief Table of Contents

Part I Introduction to Economics and Its Foundations

1. Observing and Explaining the Economy

1A Acquiring an Eye for Economics: Reading and Understanding Graphs

2. Scarcity, Choice, and Economic Interaction

3. The Supply and Demand Model

4. Elasticity and its Uses

5. The Demand Curve and the Behavior of Consumers

5A Budget Lines and Indifference Curves

6. The Supply Curve and the Behavior of Firms

7. The Interaction of People in Markets

Part 2 Microeconomics Over Time and Through Markets

8. Costs and the Evolution of Firms Over Time

8A A Graphical Approach to Long-Run Capital and Labor Decisions

9. The Rise and Fall of Industries

10. Monopoly

11. Product Differentiation and Strategic Behavior

12. Labor Markets

13. Capital Markets

13A How to Discount Future Payments

Part 3 The Role of Government

14. Taxes, Transfers, and Income Distribution

15. Public Goods, Externalities, and Government Behavior

16. Antitrust Policy and Regulation

17. The Gains from International Trade

18. International Trade Policy

19. International Finance

20. Emerging Market Economies

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