Microeconomics for Today

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Cengage Learning, Dec 30, 2008 - Business & Economics - 528 pages
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Straightforward and student-friendly, Tucker, MICROECONOMICS FOR TODAY, 6e is the most pedagogically-rich and engaging principles text on the market. Ideal for students of varying levels of skills and preparation, MICROECONOMICS FOR TODAY presents learners with the basics of economic principles and the context to apply them to their everyday lives. The sixth edition continues Tucker's tradition of using a unique textual and visual learning system to concisely present and reinforce core concepts, then assess student comprehension. Tucker is supported by a full complement of instructor resources.
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Contents

Introduction to Economics
1
Microeconomic Fundamentals
53
Market Structures
197
Microeconomic Policy Issues
301
The International Economy
377
Answers to OddNumbered Study Questions and Problems
457
Answers to Practice Quizzes
471
Answers to Road Map Questions
473
Glossary
474
Index
485
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About the author (2008)

Dr. Irvin B. Tucker has more than 30 years of experience teaching introductory economics at the University of North Carolina Charlotte. He earned his BS in economics at North Carolina State University and his MA and PhD in economics from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Tucker is the former director of the Center for Economic Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a longtime member of the National Council on Economic Education. Dr. Tucker is recognized for his ability to relate basic principles to economic issues and public policy. His work has received national recognition with awards from the Meritorious Levy Award for Excellence in Private Enterprise Education, the Federation of Independent Business Award for Postsecondary Educator of the Year in Entrepreneurship and Economic Education, and the Freedom Foundation's George Washington Medal for Excellence in Economic Education. In addition, Dr. Tucker's research has been published in numerous professional journal articles on a wide range of topics, including industrial organization, entrepreneurship, and economics of education.

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