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Introduction to Economic Analysis

McAfee, R. Preston (2005) Introduction to Economic Analysis. Self-Published , Pasadena, CA. ISBN 160049000X (Unpublished) http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechBOOK:2005.002

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Abstract

This book presents introductory economics ("principles") material using standard mathematical tools, including calculus. It is designed for a relatively sophisticated undergraduate who has not taken a basic university course in economics. It also contains the standard intermediate microeconomics material and some material that ought to be standard but is not. The book can easily serve as an intermediate microeconomics text. The focus of this book is on the conceptual tools and not on fluff. Most microeconomics texts are mostly fluff and the fluff market is exceedingly over-served by $100+ texts. In contrast, this book reflects the approach actually adopted by the majority of economists for understanding economic activity. There are lots of models and equations and no pictures of economists.


Item Type:Book
Additional Information:Economics
Subject Keywords:microeconomics, economics, intermediate calculus, elasticities, supply and demand changes, taxes, demographics, Investment under uncertainty, renewable resource, collectibles, land price gradients, Dynamic choice, Arrow-Pratt risk aversion, Search theory, Price floors and ceilings, extinction, Peak-load pricing, Akerlof market for lemons, Myerson-Satterthwaite theorem, Signaling Industry performance and entry, Cournot model, Price dispersion, Spatial competition models, Agency theory, Multi-tasking, Auctions, Antitrust
Record Number:CaltechBOOK:2005.002
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechBOOK:2005.002
Usage Policy:Creative Commons, Attribution and Non-commercial, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/
ID Code:25025
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Deposited On:06 Feb 2006
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 13:31

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