Table of contents for Schaum's outline of microeconomics / Dominick Salvatore.


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Introduction                                                 1
1,1 The Purpose of Theory                                    1
21,  The Problem of Scarcity                                 1
1.3  The Function of Microeconomic Theory                    I
1.4  Markets, Functions, and Equilibrium                     2
1.5  Comparative Statics and Dynamics                        2
1.6  Partial Equilibrium and General Equilibrium Analysis    2
1.7  Positive Economics and Normative Economics              2
Demand, Supply, and Equilibrium: An Overview               14
2,1   The Individual's Demand for a Commodity               14
2.2   The Law of Negatively Sloped Demand                   15
2.3   Shifts in the Individual's Demnand Curve              15
2.4   The Market Demand for a Commodity                     15
2.5   The Single Producer's Supply of a Commodity           17
2.6   The Shape of the Supply Curve                         17
2.7   Shifts in the Single Producer's Supply Curve          17
2.8   The Market Supply of a Commodity                      18
2.9   Equilibrium                                           18
2.10  Types of Equilibria                                   19
2.11  Shifts in Demand and Supply, and Equilibrium          19
The Measurement of Elasticities                            39
3.1   Price Elasticity of Demand                            39
3.2   Arc and Point Elasticity                              40
3.3   Point Elasticity and Total Expenditures               41
3.4  Income Elasticity of Demand                            42
3.5   Cross Elasticity of Demand                            43
3.6   Price Elasticity of Supply                            44
Consumer Demand Theory                                     62
4.1   Total and Marginal Utility                            62
4.2   Consumer Equilibrium                                  63
4.3  Indifference Cur-es: Definition                        64
4,4   The Marginal Rate of Substitution                     65
4.5   Characteristics of Indifference Curves                66
4.6   The Budget Constraint Line                            67'
4.7   Consumer Equilbrium                                   67
4.8   Exchange                                              68
4.9   The Income-Consumption Curve and the Engel Curve      68
410  The Price-Consumption Cur%ve and the Consumer's
Demand Curve                                           69
4J11  Separation of the Substitution and Income Effects      70
r LAdvanced Topics in Consumer Demand Theory                                  1.2
5.1 The Substitution Effect According to Hicks and Slutsky  02
5.2  The Theory of Revealed Preference                      103
5.3 Index Numbers and Changes in the Standard of Living     104
5.4  Utility Theory Under Uncertainty                       105
5.5  A New Approach to Consumer Theory-the Demand
for Characteristics                                    106
5.6  Empirical Demand Curves                                107
U             Theory of Production                                      118
6.1   Production With One Variable Input:
Total, Average, and Marginal Product                  1 8
6.2   The Shapes of the Average and Marginal Product Curves  9
6.3   Stages of Production                                  120
6.4   Production With Two Variable Inputs: Isoquants        21
6.5   The Marginal Rate of Technical Substitution          122
6.6   Characteristics of Isoquants                          
6.7  Isocosts                                               23
6.8   Producer Equilibrium                                  124
6.9   Expansion Path                                       124
6.10  Factor Substitution                                   25
6.11 Constant, Increasing, and Decreasing Returns To Scale  125
0"                 Costs of Production                                      :146
7.1   Short-Run Total Cost Curves                          146
7.2   Short-Run Per-Unit Cost Curves                        47
7.3   The Geometry of Short-Run Per Unit Cost Curves       148
7.4   The Long-Run Average Cost Curve                       149
7.5   The Shape of i The Long-Run Average Cost Cur e        150
7.6   The Long-Run Marginal Cost Curve                     151
7.7   The Long -Run Total Cost Curve                        15Z2
"7.8  The Cobb-Douglas Production Function                  152
7.9   X-Inefficiency                                       52
7.10  Technological Progress                              153
Midterm Examination                                      179
Price and Output Under Perfect Competition               184
8.1   Perfect Competition Defined                         184
8.2   Price Determination in the Market Period            185
8.3   Short-Run Equilibrium of the Firm: Total Approach   185
8.4   Short-Run Equilibrium of the Firm: Marginal Approach  186
8.5   Short-Run Profit or Loss?                           188
8.6   Short-Run Supply Curve                              189
8.7   Long-Run Equilibrium of the Firm                    189
8.8   Constant Cost Industries                            190
8.9  Increasing Cost Industries                           191
8.10 Decreasing Cost Industries                           192
Price and Output Under Pure Monopoty                     212
9.1 Pure Monopoly Defined                                 212
9.2  The MR Curve and Elasticity                          213
9.3  Short-Run Equilibrium Under Pure Monopoly:
Total Approach                                        213
9.4  Short-Run Equilibrium Under Pure Monopoly:
Marginal Approach                                     214
9.5  Long-Run Equilibrium Under Pure Monopoly             215
9.6  Regulation of Monopoly: Price Control                216
9.7 Regulation of Monopoly: Lump-Sumr Tax                 216
9.8  Regulation of Monopoly: Per-Unit Tax                 217
9,9  Price Discrimination                                 2'S
Price and Output Under Monopo istic
Competition and Oligopoly                                238
10    Monopolistic Competition Defined                    238
1.0.2  Short-Run Equilibrium Under Monopolistic Competition  238
10.3  Long-Run Equilibrium Under Monopolistic Competition  239
10.4  Oligopoly Defined                                 .239
10.5  The Cournot Model                                   240
10.6  The Edgeworith Model                                240
10.7  T he Chamberlin Model                               241
10.8   The Kinked Demand Curve Model                         41
10.9   The CentraHized Cartel Model                         24
10J1O  The Market-Sharing Carlel Model                      >4.3
10.11 Price Leadership Model                                243
10. 2  Long-Run Equilibrium Under Oligopoly                 244
Recent and Advanced Topics in
Market Structure                                           262
11.  The Lerner Index a as Measure o a Firm' Monopoly
Power                                                 262
1 .2  The Herfindahl Index as Measure of Monopoly Power
in an Industry                                        162
11.3  Contest able-Market Theory                           _22
11.4  Peak-Load Pricing                                     263
11.   Cost-Plus Pricing
11.6  Transfer Pricing                                      264
Game Theory and Oigopo istic Behavior                      272
12.1  Game Theory: Definitons and Objectives                27
12.2 DIominan Strategy                                      272
12.3  Nash Equilibrium                                      273
12.4  The Prisoners' Dilemma                                 73
12.5  Price and Nonprice Competition and Cartel Cheating    274
12.6  Repeated Games and T--For-Tat Strategy                27
12.7  Strategic Behavior                                    274
Input Pricing and Employment                               283
Perū%ct Competition in the Produtct and Inpul Markets
13.1 Profi Maximization and LeastCost Itnput Combinations  28:
13,2  T'h Demand Curi   f the Firm for One Variable Input   283
13.3  The Demand Cur ie of the Firn for ft e of Sel eal
Variable Inputs                                       284
13.4  The Market Demand Curie for an Input                   8
13.     a 5  The Market Supply Cure for an Input 2i          8
13.6  Pricing and Level of Employment of an Input           85
13.7  Rent and Quasi-Rent                                   286
Pe:fict Con1w)tito in thi iMarii aed Mo1opo0.y inc the
Product Market
13.8  Profit Maximization and Least-Cost input Combnations  28 6
13.9 9The Demand Curve of the Firm for One Variable Input   26
13.10  The Demand Curve of the Firm for One of Several
Variable Inputs                                      287
13.11 The Market Demand Curve and Input Pricing            287
13.12  Input Supply Curve and Marginal Resource Costs      288
13.13  Pricing and Employment for One Variable Input       289
13.14  Pricing and Employment of Several Variable Inputs   289
General Equilibrium and Welfare Economics                 312
General Equilibriin
14.1   Partial and General Equilibrium Analysis            i12
14.2   General Equilibrium of Exchange                     3 1T
14.3   General Equilibrium of Production                   313
14.4   The Transformation Curve                            314
14.5   The Slope of the Transformation Curve               315
14.6   General Equilibrium of Production and Exchange      315
Welfare Economics
1417   Welfare Economics Defined                           316
14.8   The Utility-Possibility Curve                       316
14.9   Grand Utility-Possibility Curve                     317
1410   The Social Welfare Function                         3 17
1411. The Point of Maximum Social Wetlfar                 318
14.12  Perfect Competition and Economic Efficiency         3 18
14.13  Externalities and Market Failure                    318
14.14  Public Goods                                        319
The Economics of Information                              336
15 1 The Economics of Search                               336
15.2  Searching for The Lowest Price                      _336
15.3  Asymmetric  Information:  The  Market  for  Lenmons   and
Adverse Selection                                           337
15.4  Market Signaling                                     337
15.5  The Problem of Moral Hazard                          337
15.6  The PrincipallAgent Problemn                         338
15.7  The Efficiency Wage Theory                           338



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Microeconomics