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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
Introducing Taxes and Tax Incidence
Effects of Taxes on a Market
Elasticity and Taxes
The Laffer Curve
Quantitative Analysis of Taxes
Tax Efficiency
Tax Equity
Sometimes the government gives money out instead of taking it away... It's true, I swear!

Concept #1: Subsidies

Practice: A government wants to increase the use of solar panels by offering a $100 subsidy for each solar panel purchased. The addition of this subsidy will:

Practice: The government wants to help producers of a life-saving machine, so they introduce a $1,000 subsidy per machine produced. Assuming that demand for this machine is inelastic, the subsidy will: