Bundle: Principles of Microeconomics with Student Resource Access 12 Months + Aplia Notification Card
15 Dec 2014
Principles of Microeconomics 6th edition caters for a single semester introductory unit in Microeconomics. The latest edition of this text continues to focus on important concepts and analyses necessary for students in an introductory economics course. In keeping with the authors’ philosophy of showing students the power of economic tools and the importance of economic ideas, this edition pays careful attention to regional and global policies and economic issues, such as climate change and resource taxation.
Prominent economists with extensive undergraduate teaching experience have written a student-friendly text that explains clearly and explores contemporary issues. Applications and policy appear alongside formal economic theory
New, ground-up chapter on the GFC written by an Australian economist
Chapter objectives define and reinforce content, while quick quizzes allow students to check their comprehension after they read each major section. Key concepts are listed at the end of the chapter and defined in the margin to help students grasp new terminology
‘Ten Lessons from Economics’ are outlined in chapter 1 and highlighted throughout the text to remind students that these lessons are the key to most economic analysis
End-of-chapter Summaries, Questions for Review as well as Problems and Applications to reinforce chapter content and encourage critical thinking
Current cases provide practical illustrations of important concepts.
‘In the News’ boxes contain recent news articles that show students how economic ideas shed light on current affairs and provide opportunity for policy analysis
‘FYI’ boxes present additional material designed to enhance the concepts covered in each chapter.
Aplia, developed by Paul Romer specifically for economics students, accompanies this text allowing students to practise, revise and see the bigger picture as they do homework and assignments
CourseMate provides additional practice, a study guide, videos, games, and a graphing tool
New to Edition:
“What do Australian Economists think about...” using data from ESA related to current or recent policy issues
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