## The structure of economics: a mathematical analysisThis text combines mathematical economics with microeconomic theory and can be required or recommended as part of a course in graduate microeconomic theory, advanced undergraduate or graduate-level mathematical economics, or any advanced topics course. It also has reference value for international, library, professional and reference markets. This revision addresses significant new topics--the theory of contracts and markets with imperfect information--that have recently become prominent in the microeconomics literature. |

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User Review - Thomas Ciszek - GoodreadsThe text and explanation can be dense and dry but the text does provide the student reader with a deep overview of microeconomics. There are better intros to micro, however. Read full review

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amount analysis assert assume assumption average cost behavior capital choice functions comparative statics concave Consider constant consumer consumer's consumption convex cost function cost minimization defined demand functions differential Economic elasticity envelope theorem equal equilibrium Euler's theorem example factor prices firm first-order conditions first-order equations frontier Hence homogeneous of degree homothetic identity implied increase indifference curves individual industry input isoquants labor Lagrange multiplier Lagrangian level curves marginal cost marginal product marginal utility marginal value mathematical matrix maximization model maximum minimum money income negative objective function optimal output level output prices parameter price changes problem production function production possibilities frontier profit maximization refutable relations represents resource respect result revealed preference second-order conditions slope Slutsky Slutsky equation solution solve substitution sufficient second-order conditions Suppose tangency theory unit utility function utility maximization variables vector wage workers yields zero