Introduction to the tools economists use to analyze a wide variety of issues and to gain an understanding of the economic way of thinking. Includes supply and demand, market exchanges, opportunity cost, production possibilities frontier, marginal analysis, consumer choice, firms and markets, externalities, public goods, and cost and production theory. Subject matter also may include issues commonly believed to be outside the economic domain. Illustrates the wide and diverse applicability of economic analysis.
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