Intermediate Microeconomics

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South-Western Cengage Learning, 2008 - Microeconomics - 649 pages
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Intermediate Microeconomics offers a clear and concise treatment of microeconomic principles in a useful pedagogic framework. The mathematical level is approachable and uses basic algebra with extensions to calculus where it helps the analysis. The book is also strongly applied in focus and shows the relevance of theory in the "real world". Whilst these features make the book approachable to students, the theoretical content and overall learning experience is a rigorous one. In this adapted edition Peter Luke and Michael Wood have been brought in to adapt the text for the UK, European and South African market. Applications features in the book have been internationalised, and the European Social Model/US-UK model debate on the macroeconomy discussed at a micro level.This book is designed for students specifically studying economics at an undergraduate or postgraduate level such as MBA within the UK and EU in general, and South Africa. These students would be predominantly second-year students who have already taken an introductory course in microeconomics.

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Walter Nicholson is the Ward H. Patton Emeritus Professor of Economics at Amherst College and a visiting professor at Ave Maria University, Naples, Florida. Over his teaching career, Professor Nicholson has sought to develop in students an appreciation for the value of economic models in the study of important social questions. He also has enjoyed showing students some of the stranger things that economists have sought to model. Nicholson received his PhD in economics from MIT. Most of his research is in the area of labor economics, especially policy questions related to unemployment.

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