Über den Autor
Tyler Cowen Holbert C. Harris Professor of Economics at George Mason University, USA, and Director of the Mercatus Center and the James M. Buchanan Center for Political Economy. With Alex Tabarrok he co-writes the Marginal Revolution blog, often ranked as the #1 economics blog.
Alex Tabarrok Bartley J. Madden Chair in Economics at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and director of research for The Independent Institute. Tabarrok is co-author with Tyler Cowen of the popular economics blog, Marginal Revolution.
Engaging authors, unbiased presentations of essential ideas, and a knack for revealing the 'invisible hand' of economics at work inform the thoroughly updated new edition of Modern Principles, drawing on a wealth of captivating applications to show readers how economics shed light on business, politics, world affairs, and everyday life.
Engaging and provocative writing, as well as a knack for revealing the 'invisible hand' of economics at work has made Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok's text a singularly distinctive and effective text for principles modules
Modern Principles of Microeconomics places an emphasis throughout on the power of incentives which underscores how economics helps us understand why we do what we do (in other words, the decisions we make in the face of incentives in the real world)
The new edition retains its progressive approach to economic modelling and applications which allows for a more realistic interpretation of today's world events. Mirroring the authors' successful blog, the text eschews boxed features to focus on the writing behind compelling examples, key concepts, and applications