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This page contains links to the articles and links pages hosted on Economics at About.com. Most of the major topics in microeconomics have at least one article associated with them, but this is a work in progress and more will be added every month. Most of the articles come from questions from readers, so if you would like to ask a question about microeconomics, please use the feedback form.

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Bond Market - Microeconomics

The Dividend Tax Cut and Interest Rates

Collective Action - Microeconomics

The Logic of Collective Action

Costs - Microeconomics

How to Understand and Calculate Cost Measures (Note: Includes Marginal Cost, Total Cost, Fixed Cost, Total Variable Cost, Average Total Cost, Average Fixed Cost, and Average Variable Cost.)

Demand - Microeconomics

What Is The Demand For Money?
Price Elasticity of Demand
Income Elasticity of Demand
Cross-Price Elasticity of Demand
Cost-Push Inflation vs. Demand-Pull Inflation

Economic Scale - Microeconomics

Increasing, Decreasing, and Constant Returns to Scale

Elasticity - Microeconomics

Beginner's Guide to Elasticity
Price Elasticity of Demand
Income Elasticity of Demand
Cross-Price Elasticity of Demand
Price Elasticity of Supply
Arc Elasticity

Game Theory - Microeconomics

Game Theory Resources
The Winner's Curse - Oil Field Economics and Baseball Players

Income - Microeconomics

The Effect of Income Taxes on Economic Growth
Income Elasticity of Demand
Advertisements as a Revenue Source
FairTax - Income Taxes vs. Sales Taxes

Inflation and Deflation - Microeconomics

Cost-Push Inflation vs. Demand-Pull Inflation
Deflation Resource Center
Why Don't Prices Decline During A Recession?
What is Deflation and How Can It Be Prevented?
Inflation Links

Intellectual Property - Microeconomics

Intellectual Property Education in School
Intellectual Property Rights and Music -- The RIAA fight against MP3s and file sharing.
Network Effects: Stan Liebowitz and the MP3 Debate

Markets - Microeconomics

Stock Market Resource Center
How Markets Use Information To Set Prices

Money - Microeconomics

Money Resource Center
What Was The Gold Standard?
Canadian Dollar Resource Center
What Is The Demand For Money?
How Much Is The Per-Capita Money Supply?
Why Does Money Have Value?
Are Credit Cards a Form of Money?
When Stock Prices Go Down, Where Does the Money Go?
Expansionary Monetary Policy vs. Contractionary Monetary Policy
Why Not Just Print More Money?
Money Links

Opportunity Costs - Microeconomics

Baseball Players and Opportunity Costs
A Season Later: Baseball Players and Opportunity Costs

Prices - Microeconomics

Price Elasticity of Demand
Cross-Price Elasticity of Demand
Price Elasticity of Supply
Interpreting the Price/Earnings Ratio
Why Don't Prices Decline During A Recession?
Do Changes in Stock Prices Cause Recessions?
What is Arbitrage?
When Stock Prices Go Down, Where Does the Money Go?
How Markets Use Information To Set Prices

Public Goods - Microeconomics

Public Goods and Economics Students

Property Rights - Microeconomics

Economic Law
Intellectual Property Education in School
Intellectual Property Rights and Music -- The RIAA fight against MP3s and file sharing.
Network Effects: Stan Liebowitz and the MP3 Debate

Quotas and Tariffs - Microeconomics

Why Are Tariffs Preferable to Quotas?
The Economic Effect of Tariffs
Softwood Lumber Dispute Resource Center

Short Run vs. Long Run - Microeconomics

The Difference Between Short and Long Run

Stock Market - Microeconomics

Stock Market Resource Center
The Stock Market and Financial Economics
Do Changes in Stock Prices Cause Recessions?
What Does the Value of the Dow Jones Represent?

Supply - Microeconomics

How Much is the Per Capita Money Supply in the U.S.?
The Oil Supply
Price Elasticity of Supply

Taxes and Subsidies - Microeconomics

Fair Tax Resource Center
The Effect of Income Taxes on Economic Growth
The Dividend Tax Cut and Interest Rates
Tax Policy Links
Why Are Tariffs Preferable to Quotas?

Voting Systems - Microeconomics

It's Time for Fair Voting in Canada
Proportional Representation vs. First-Past-The-Post

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