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10th Edition
By David Colander
ISBN10: 1259655504
ISBN13: 9781259655500
Copyright: 2017
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1  Economics and Economic Reasoning 4
2  The Production Possibility Model, Trade, and Globalization 24
Appendix: Graphish: The Language of Graphs 42
3   Economic Institutions 51
Appendix: The History of Economic Systems 71
4   Supply and Demand 77
5   Using Supply and Demand 100
Appendix: Algebraic Representation of Supply, Demand, and Equilibrium 116

6   Describing Supply and Demand: Elasticities 122
7   Taxation and Government Intervention 142
8   Market Failure versus Government Failure 162
8W   Politics and Economics: The Case of Agricultural Markets 183
9   Comparative Advantage, Exchange Rates, and Globalization 184
10   International Trade Policy 203
11   Production and Cost Analysis I 224
12   Production and Cost Analysis II 243
Appendix: Isocost/Isoquant Analysis 260
13   Perfect Competition 265
14   Monopoly and Monopolistic Competition 285
Appendix: The Algebra of Competitive and Monopolistic Firms 310
15   Oligopoly and Antitrust Policy 312
16   Real-World Competition and Technology 331
17   Work and the Labor Market 351
Appendix: Derived Demand 375
17W   Nonwage and Asset Income: Rents, Profits, and Interest 381
18   Who Gets What? The Distribution of Income 382
19  The Logic of Individual Choice: The Foundation of Supply and Demand 407
Appendix: Indifference Curve Analysis 427
20     Game Theory, Strategic Decision Making, and Behavioral Economics 432
Appendix: Game Theory and Oligopoly 452
21  Thinking Like a Modern Economist 457
22  Behavioral Economics and Modern Economic Policy 483
23  Microeconomic Policy, Economic Reasoning, and Beyond 501

About the Author

David Colander

David Colander is Distinguished College Professor at Middlebury College. He has authored, coauthored, or edited over 40 books and over 150 articles on a wide range of economic topics.

He earned his B.A. at Columbia College and his M.Phil. and Ph.D. at Columbia University. He also studied at the University of Birmingham in England and at Wilhelmsburg Gymnasium in Germany. Professor Colander has taught at Columbia University, Vassar College, the University of Miami, and Princeton University as the Kelley Professor of Distinguished Teaching. He has also been a consultant to Time-Life Films, a consultant to Congress, a Brookings Policy Fellow, and Visiting Scholar at Nuffield College, Oxford.

He has been president of both the History of Economic Thought Society and the Eastern Economics Association. He has also served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Economic Perspectives, The Journal of Economic Education, The Journal of Economic Methodology, The Journal of the History of Economic Thought, The Journal of Socio-Economics, and The Eastern Economic Journal. He has been chair of the AEA Committee on Electronic Publishing, a member of the AEA Committee on Economic Education, and is currently the associate editor for content of the Journal of Economic Education.

He is married to a pediatrician, Patrice. In their spare time, the Colanders designed and built an oak post-and-beam house on a ridge overlooking the Green Mountains to the east and the Adirondacks to the west. The house is located on the site of a former drive-in movie theater. (They replaced the speaker poles with fruit trees and used the I-beams from the screen as support for the second story of the carriage house and the garage.) They now live in both Florida and Vermont.


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