Readers learn how to apply microeconomic concepts to the world around them as MICROECONOMICS: PRIVATE AND PUBLIC CHOICE, 16E reflects current economic conditions. This highly readable, up-to-date book analyzes and explains measures of economic activity in today’s market. It also highlights the recession of 2008-2009 and takes an in-depth look at the lives and contributions of notable economists. This engaging book dispels common economic myths. The book also uses the ""invisible hand"" metaphor to explain economic theory, demonstrating how it works to stimulate the economy.Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.