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MindTap Economics for Microeconomics: An Intuitive Approach with Calculus 2nd Edition

Thomas Nechyba

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MindTap® Economics for Nechyba's Microeconomics: An Intuitive Approach with Calculus, 2nd Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience with tools curated specifically for your Intermediate Microeconomics course. Animated Video Graph Presentations, interactive Graph Builder exhibits, answers to in-chapter and odd numbered end-of-chapter exercises, and Aplia are all available for the first time. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Thomas Nechyba, Duke University

Professor Nechyba, who received his Ph.D. from the University of Rochester in 1994, joined the Duke faculty in 1999 after spending five years on the faculty at Stanford University. In addition to his activities in the U.S., he has lectured internationally in Europe, Latin America and New Zealand. His teaching has been recognized with numerous awards including the Stanford Dean's Award for Distinguished Teaching (1996), the Southern Economic Association's Ken Elzinga Distinguished Teaching Award (2004) and the Duke University Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award (2007). Dr. Nechyba is currently a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and has served (or is serving) as Associate Editor for the American Economic Review, International Tax and Public Finance, and the Journal of Economic Literature, among others. At Duke, he has previously served as Director of Undergraduate Studies and as Department Chair and currently directs the Economics Center for Teaching (EcoTeach) as well as Duke's Social Science Research Institute. Dr. Nechyba's research on public finance, urban economics and the economics of education has been funded by agencies such as the National Science Foundation and has been published in journals such as the AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, THE JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS AND THE JOURNAL OF PUBLIC ECONOMICS, among others.
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Book level:
How to Do Aplia Assignments (from Aplia).
Math and Graphing Tutorial (from Aplia).
Web Chapter 0: Foundational Preliminaries: Using Graphs in Economics (web-based chapter).
1. Introduction.
PART I: UTILITY-MAXIMIZING CHOICE: CONSUMERS, WORKERS, AND SAVERS.
2. A Consumer’s Economic Circumstances.
3. Economic Circumstances in Labor and Financial Markets.
4. Tastes and Indifference Curves.
5. Different Types of Tastes.
6. Doing the "Best" We Can.
7. Income and Substitution Effects in Consumer Goods Markets.
8. Wealth and Substitution Effects in Labor and Capital Markets.
9. Demand for Goods and Supply of Labor and Capital.
10. Consumer Surplus and Deadweight Loss.
PART II: PROFIT-MAXIMIZING CHOICE: PRODUCERS (OR "FIRMS").
11. One Input and One Output: A Short-Run Producer Model.
12. Production with Multiple Inputs.
13. Production Decisions in the Short and Long Run.
PART III: COMPETITIVE MARKETS AND THE "INVISIBLE HAND".
14. Competitive Market Equilibrium.
15. The "Invisible Hand" and the First Welfare Theorem.
16. General Equilibrium.
17. Choice and Markets in the Presence of Risk.
PART IV: DISTORTIONS OF THE "INVISIBLE HAND" IN COMPETITIVE MARKETS.
18. Elasticities, Price-Distorting Policies, and Non-Price Rationing.
19. Distortionary Taxes and Subsidies.
20. Prices and Distortions across Markets.
21. Externalities in Competitive Markets.
22. Asymmetric Information in Competitive Markets.
PART V: DISTORTIONS OF THE "INVISIBLE HAND" FROM STRATEGIC DECISIONS.
23. Monopoly.
24. Strategic Thinking and Game Theory.
25. Oligopoly.
26. Product Differentiation and Innovation in Markets.
27. Public Goods.
28. Governments and Politics.
PART VI: CONSIDERING HOW TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.
29. What Is Good? Challenges from Psychology and Philosophy.
30. Balancing Government, Civil Society, and Markets.
Chapter level:
In-line eReader.
Video Graph Presentations.
Graph Builder Exhibits.
Aplia Homework.
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