Intermediate Microeconomics: A Tool-Building Approach 1st edition

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Samiran Banerjee
Publisher: Routledge


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  • Chapter 1: Markets
    • 1.1: Market Demand and Supply
    • 1.2: Determinants of Demand and Supply
    • 1.3: Market Interventions
    • 1.4: Elasticities
    • 1: Review Exercises (6)

  • Chapter 2: Budgets
    • 2.1: Commodity Space
    • 2.2: Competitive Budgets
    • 2.3: Changes in Prices or Income
    • 2.4: Non-Competitive Budgets
    • 2: Review Exercises (5)

  • Chapter 3: Preferences
    • 3.1: Binary Relations
    • 3.2: Properties of Binary Relations
    • 3.3: Utility Representation of Preferences
    • 3.4: Types of Preferences
    • 3.5: The Notion of Utility
    • 3.6: Utility, Preferences and Properties
    • 3.7: Special Topics
    • 3: Review Exercises (8)

  • Chapter 4: Individual Demands
    • 4.1: Preference Maximization on Budets
    • 4.2: Calculating Individual Demands
    • 4.3: Two Properties of Demand Functions
    • 4: Review Exercises (5)

  • Chapter 5: Consumer Comparative Statics
    • 5.1: Price and Income Consumption Curves
    • 5.2: Individual Elasticities of Demand
    • 5.3: Decomposing Price Effects
    • 5: Review Exercises (8)

  • Chapter 6: Exchange Economies
    • 6.1: The Edgeworth Box
    • 6.2: Properties of Allocations
    • 6.3: Walras Equilibrium
    • 6.4: Allowing for More Goods or Consumers
    • 6: Review Exercises (6)

  • Chapter 7: Technology
    • 7.1: Production Functions and Productivity
    • 7.2: Types of Technologies
    • 7.3: Returns to Scale
    • 7.4: Production Possibility Frontiers
    • 7: Review Exercises (5)

  • Chapter 8: Costs
    • 8.1: Deriving Cost Functions from Technologies
    • 8.2: Cost Concepts
    • 8.3: Returns to Scale Revisited
    • 8.4: Cost Functions with Multiple Technologies
    • 8.5: Deriving Technologies Underlying Cost Functions
    • 8: Review Exercises (5)

  • Chapter 9: Competitive Firms
    • 9.1: Defining Profits
    • 9.2: Short-Run Profit Maximization
    • 9.3: Shifts in a Firm's Supply
    • 9.4: Perfect Competition in the Long Run
    • 9: Review Exercises (6)

  • Chapter 10: Monopoly
    • 10.1: Uniform Pricing
    • 10.2: Differential Pricing
    • 10.3: Personalized Pricing
    • 10.4: Group Pricing
    • 10.5: Menu Pricing: Unit-demand bundling
    • 10: Review Exercises (6)

  • Chapter 11: Risk
    • 11.1: Expected Utility
    • 11.2: Attitudes towards Risk
    • 11.3: Stochastic Dominance
    • 11.4: Pareto Efficient Risk Sharing
    • 11: Review Exercises (7)

  • Chapter 12: Game Theory
    • 12.1: Static Games
    • 12.2: Solving Static Games
    • 12.3: Dynamic Games
    • 12: Review Exercises (8)

  • Chapter 13: Oligopoly
    • 13.1: Static Quantity Competition
    • 13.2: Static Price Competition
    • 13.3: Dynamic Competition
    • 13: Review Exercises (8)

  • Chapter 14: Externalities
    • 14.1: Market Inefficiencies
    • 14.2: Three 'Solutions'
    • 14: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 15: Asymmetric Information
    • 15.1: Hidden Action
    • 15.2: Hidden Information
    • 15: Review Exercises

  • Chapter 16: Public Goods
    • 16.1: The Kolm Triangle
    • 16.2: Lindahl Equilibrium
    • 16.3: Voluntary Contribution Mechanism
    • 16: Review Exercises

  • Chapter A: Mathematical Appendix
    • A.1: Functions
    • A.2: Single Variable Calculus Review
    • A.3: Concave and Convex Functions
    • A.4: Single Variate Optimization
    • A.5: Multivariate Calculus
    • A.6: Multivariate Optimization
    • A.7: Miscellanea
    • A: Review Exercises (5)

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Chapter A: Mathematical Appendix
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Chapter 1: Markets
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Chapter 2: Budgets
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Chapter 3: Preferences
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Chapter 4: Individual Demands
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Chapter 5: Consumer Comparative Statics
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Chapter 6: Exchange Economies
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Chapter 7: Technology
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Chapter 8: Costs
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Chapter 9: Competitive Firms
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Chapter 10: Monopoly
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Chapter 11: Risk
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Chapter 12: Game Theory
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Chapter 13: Oligopoly
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Chapter 14: Externalities
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Chapter 15: Asymmetric Information
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Chapter 16: Public Goods
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