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MindTap Economics for Microeconomics: Principles and Policy 13th Edition

William J. Baumol, Alan S. Blinder

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MindTap™ Economics for Baumol/Blinder's Microeconomics: Principles and Policy, 13th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

William J. Baumol, New York University

William J. Baumol received his B.S.S. at the College of the City of New York and his Ph.D. at the University of London. He is professor of economics at New York University and senior research economist and professor emeritus at Princeton University. He is a frequent management consultant to major firms in a wide variety of industries in the United States and other countries as well as to a number of governmental agencies. He has been president of the American Economic Association, and three other professional societies. He is an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, created by the U.S. Congress, and a member of the American Philosophical Society, founded by Benjamin Franklin. Dr. Baumol is the author of more than 35 books as well as hundreds of journal and newspaper articles that have been translated into more than a dozen languages.

Alan S. Blinder, Princeton University

Alan S. Blinder earned his B.A. at Princeton University, his M.A. at the London School of Economics and Ph.D. at MIT. He teaches at Princeton University and is the author of the best seller, After the Music Stopped, about the financial crisis and its aftermath. Dr. Blinder served on President Clinton's first Council of Economic Advisers and then as vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board, thereby playing a role in formulating both the fiscal and monetary policies of the 1990s. Dr. Blinder, now a regular columnist for THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, has written newspaper and magazine columns on economic policy for more than thirty years. He is a past Vice President and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association.
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  • BBC Videos launch select chapters by providing students with a better understanding of how economics relates to what they experience in their daily lives and see in the world around them. This helps students engage with course material.
  • Embedded within the MindTap Reader – ConceptClips animations deliver a memorable and humorous audio/visual representation of important terms for the course. Helping students grasp new vocabulary terms.
  • Embedded within the MindTap Reader – Graphing at a Glance videos bring graphs to life, allowing students to see graphs move physically along the axes and listen to an analysis of how to interpret the movement and data (understanding how to interpret and create graphs). After watching the video, students are prompted to take a short quiz to assess their understanding.
  • Macoreconomic Data-at-a-Glance powered by FRED is an activity allowing students to work with live macroeconomic data fed from FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data). Instructors can setup this activity as practice.
  • Aplia – End of Chapter and Traditional Homework Problem Sets allow students to work through the economic concepts they have learned in each chapter. Aplia End of Chapter will also be mobile enabled.
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  • Use powerful analytics and reports that provide a snapshot of class progress, time in course, engagement and completion. Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times – both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
Aplia Math/Graphing Tutorial.
Macroeconomic Data-at-a-Glance powered by FRED.
1. What Is Economics?
2. The Economy: Myth and Reality.
3. The Fundamental Economic Problem: Scarcity and Choice.
4. Supply and Demand: An Initial Look.
5. Consumer Choice: Individual and Market Demand.
6. Demand and Elasticity.
7. Production, Inputs, and Cost: Building Blocks for Supply Analysis.
8. Output, Price, and Profit: The Importance of Marginal Analysis.
9. Securities, Business Finance, and the Economy: The Tail that Wags the Dog?
10. The Firm and the Industry under Perfect Competition.
11. Monopoly.
12. Between Competition and Monopoly.
13. Limiting Market Power: Regulation and Antitrust.
14. The Case for Free Markets: The Price System.
15. The Shortcomings of Free Markets.
16. Externalities, the Environment, and Natural Resources.
17. Taxation and Resource Allocation.
18. Pricing the Factors of Production.
19. Labor and Entrepreneurship: The Human Inputs.
20. Poverty, Inequality, and Discrimination.
21. International Trade and Comparative Advantage.
22. Is U.S. Economic Leadership Threatened?
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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Companion Website

ISBN: 9781305397972
The Instructor Online Resource Website contains key supplements designed to aid instructors, including the Instructor's Manual, Test Bank (powered by Cognero®), and PowerPoint® lecture and exhibit slides. All supplements are updated to match revisions made to the text.

Preview Guide

ISBN: 9781305629721

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access for Baumol's Macroeconomics: Principles and Policy

ISBN: 9781305498495
Cengage Learning Testing, Powered by Cognero®, is a flexible online system that allows you to author, edit, and manage test bank content. You can create multiple test versions in an instant and deliver tests from your LMS in your classroom.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access for Baumol's Microeconomics: Principles and Policy

ISBN: 9781305498525
Cengage Learning Testing, Powered by Cognero®, is a flexible online system that allows you to author, edit, and manage test bank content. You can create multiple test versions in an instant and deliver tests from your LMS in your classroom.