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Microeconomics in Context
[This book] provides a thorough introduction to the principles of microeconomics, ... offering a fresh portrait of the economic realities of the 21st century. [It] aims to help you gain a deeper understanding of economic analysis and contemporary controversies of interest and importance. It examines economic activity in its environmental and socia
Paperback, 476 pages
Published July 26th 2004 by Houghton Mifflin
(first published January 21st 2003)
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Dec 23, 2007 Justin rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: those interested in learning more about economics
One of the best introductions to the concepts and principles of economics available. Authors take special care in relating the graphs and abstract ideas into real world situations. Sections are devoted to explaining a principle and then explaining how that principle can be seen/implemented in an actual society. Special care is taken in explaining resource and capital efficiency. I read it to learn Microeconomics before I took Energy and Environmental Economics next semester (without the required ...more