Paper $35.95 ISBN: 9781842779392 Published March 2010 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781842779385 Published March 2010 For sale in North and South America only

The Economics Anti-Textbook

A Critical Thinker's Guide to Microeconomics

Rod Hill and Tony Myatt

The Economics Anti-Textbook

Rod Hill and Tony Myatt

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320 pages | 6.125 x 9.1875
Paper $35.95 ISBN: 9781842779392 Published March 2010 For sale in North and South America only
Cloth $134.95 ISBN: 9781842779385 Published March 2010 For sale in North and South America only
Contents
Introduction - Our Goals, Audience, and Principal Themes
1. What is economics? Where you start influences where you go
2. Introducing economic models
3. How markets work (in an imaginary world)
4. People as consumers
5. The firm
6. Market Structure and Efficiency - or why perfect competition isn't so perfect after all.
Addendum - What about the efficiency of asset markets?
7. Externalities and the ubiquity of market failure
8. The marginal productivity theory of income distribution - or you're worth what you can get
9. Government, taxation, and the (re)distribution of income: is a just society just too expensive?
10. Trade and globalization without the rose-tinted glasses
Conclusion
Postscript - A Case Study on the Global Financial Meltdown
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