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Microeconomics in Context, Second Edition
Supplementary Materials
Note: Third Edition student materials are available here

Four supplements to Microeconomics in Context are available for free download. The Student Study Guide and PowerPoint Slides are available below for everyone. The Instructor's Resource Manual and Test Bank are available only to verified instructors. To obtain access to the instructor materials, please e-mail us at gdae@tufts.edu.

Student Study Guide

The Student Study Guide for Microeconomics in Context, prepared by GDAE researcher Rachel Massey and revised in 2008 by Julie A. Nelson, provides students with material that will help them review and understand the concepts presented in the text. For each chapter of the text, the Student Study Guide provides chapter objectives, key terms, active review questions including fill-in-the-blank, true/false, short answer questions, problems, and a self-test of 20 multiple-choice questions.

Students can freely download the Student Study Guide below, either chapter-by-chapter or the entire document (all files are .pdf documents, which can be viewed with Adobe Acrobat Reader. If you cannot read these documents, you can Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free).

Complete Student Study Guide (3.1 MB)(19 Chapters)

PART I: The Context for Economic Analysis
Student Study Guide for Chapter 1: Economic Activity in Context
Student Study Guide for Chapter 2: Economic Actors and Organizations

PART II: Supply and Demand
Student Study Guide for Chapter 3: Market Institutions
Student Study Guide for Chapter 4: Supply and Demand
Student Study Guide for Chapter 5: Working with Supply and Demand

PART III: Resource Maintenance, Production, Distribution, and Consumption
Student Study Guide for Chapter 6: Capital Stocks and Resource Maintenance
Student Study Guide for Chapter 7: Production Costs
Student Study Guide for Chapter 8: Production Decisions
Student Study Guide for Chapter 9: Distribution: Exchange and Transfer
Student Study Guide for Chapter 10: Consumption and the Consumer Society

PART IV: A Closer Look at Markets
Student Study Guide for Chapter 11: Markets without Market Power
Student Study Guide for Chapter 12: Markets with Market Power
Student Study Guide for Chapter 13: Markets for Labor
Student Study Guide for Chapter 14: Markets for Other Resources

PART V: A Closer Look at Economic Organizations
Student Study Guide for Chapter 15: The Core Sphere: Households and Communities
Student Study Guide for Chapter 16: The Business Sphere: For-Profit Firms
Student Study Guide for Chapter 17: The Public Purpose Sphere: Governments and Nonprofits

PART VI: Economic Outcomes and Economic Ideology
Student Study Guide for Chapter 18: The Variety of Economic Systems
Student Study Guide for Chapter 19: Market Systems and Normative Claims

PowerPoint Slides

These chapter files contain a separate PowerPoint slide for each table and figure in the text. Note that the figure or table number is indicated in the "Notes" window. Separate versions of the PowerPoint slides are provided below for PCs and Apple Macs. If you have any problems opening or viewing the files, please contact us at gdae@tufts.edu.

PART I: The Context for Economic Analysis
Slides for Chapter 1: Economic Activity in Context PC Mac
Slides for Chapter 2: Economic Actors and Organizations PC Mac

PART II: Supply and Demand (Note: No PowerPoint Slides for Chapter 3)
Slides for Chapter 4: Supply and Demand PC Mac
Slides for Chapter 5: Working with Supply and Demand PC Mac

PART III: Resource Maintenance, Production, Distribution, and Consumption
Slides for Chapter 6: Capital Stocks and Resource Maintenance PC Mac
Slides for Chapter 7: Production Costs PC Mac
Slides for Chapter 8: Production Decisions PC Mac
Slides for Chapter 9: Distribution: Exchange and Transfer PC Mac
Slides for Chapter 10: Consumption and the Consumer Society PC Mac

PART IV: A Closer Look at Markets
Slides for Chapter 11: Markets without Market Power PC Mac
Slides for Chapter 12: Markets with Market Power PC Mac
Slides for Chapter 13: Markets for Labor PC Mac
Slides for Chapter 14: Markets for Other Resources PC Mac

PART V: A Closer Look at Economic Organizations
Slides for Chapter 15: The Core Sphere: Households and Communities PC Mac
Slides for Chapter 16: The Business Sphere: For-Profit Firms PC Mac
Slides for Chapter 17: The Public Purpose Sphere: Governments and Nonprofits PC Mac

PART VI: Economic Outcomes and Economic Ideology
Slides for Chapter 18: The Variety of Economic Systems PC Mac
Slides for Chapter 19: Market Systems and Normative Claims PC Mac


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