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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Microeconomics
Ch. 2 - Introductory Economic Models
Ch. 3 - Supply and Demand
Ch. 4 - Elasticity
Ch. 5 - Consumer and Producer Surplus; Price Ceilings and Floors
Ch. 6 - Introduction to Taxes and Subsidies
Ch. 7 - Externalities
Ch. 8 - The Types of Goods
Ch. 9 - International Trade
Ch. 10 - The Costs of Production
Ch. 11 - Perfect Competition
Ch. 12 - Monopoly
Ch. 13 - Monopolistic Competition
Ch. 14 - Oligopoly
Ch. 15 - Markets for the Factors of Production
Ch. 16 - Income Inequality and Poverty
Ch. 17 - Asymmetric Information, Voting, and Public Choice
Ch. 18 - Consumer Choice and Behavioral Economics
The Production Function and Marginal Revenue Product
Demand for Labor in Perfect Competition
Shifts in Labor Demand
Supply of Labor in Perfect Competition
Shifts in Labor Supply
Differences in Wages
Other Factors of Production: Land and Capital
Bilateral Monopoly

Concept #1: Shifts in Labor Supply

Practice: A low birthrate in Japan led to a general increase in the age of the population in the country. During the 1990s, this led to a decrease in the number of working age people in Japan. What would we expect to occur in the labor market?

Practice: The wages paid to pastry and sous chefs are $15 and $25, respectively. If pastry and sous chefs are alternative opportunities and the sous chef wage increased to $30, what would occur in the labor market for pastry chefs?