Managerial economics is the application of economic theory and quantitative methods (mathematics and statistics) to the managerial decision-making process. This text, which will appeal to students with limited prior training in economics and quantitative methods, includes : * A problem-solving approach to the study of managerial economics that combines the features of a standard managerial economics textbook with those of a separate study guide. * A method for helping business students develop the analytical skills necessary for success in the study of managerial economics, finance, and management. * A more extensive review of mathematical techniques than most comparable textbooks. * A separate chapter on game theory, including: * Noncooperative, simultaneous-move, one- shot games * Cooperative, simultaneous-move, infinitely- repeated games (including collusions, cheating rules, and determinants of collusive agreements) * Cooperative, simultaneous-move, finitely- repeated games * Focal-point equilibria * Multistage games * Bargaining with and without symmetric and asymmetric impatience * A chapter on the time value of money and capital budgeting. Unlike customary treatments, which emphasize per-period profit maximization, this chapter explores long-term, strategic management decisions involving streams of expenditures and revenues. * The accentuation of risk, uncertainty, and the economics of information throughout. * An Instructor's Manual * A Study Guide Author Biography Thomas J. Webster is a professor in the department of finance and economics at the Lubin School of Business of Pace University in New York City. Before joining the faculty of the Lubin School of Business, Professor Webster held positions as international economist with a New York based money-center commercial bank and with the federal government in Washington, DC. In addition to his teaching duties at the Lubin School, Professor Webster has served as both graduate and undergraduate finance program chair, and faculty advisor for Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society for collegiate schools of business accredited by AACSB International: The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Professor Webster is a recipient of the Lubin School of Business Scholarly Research Award for Basic Research, the Lubin School of Business Outstanding Faculty Service Award, the Pace University Award for Distinguished Service, and the Beta Gamma Sigma Commitment to Excellence Award. Professor Webster received his B.A. from the School of International Service of The American University in Washington, DC, and his M.A. and M.Phil. and Ph.D. from The City University of New York.Webster, Thomas J. is the author of 'Managerial Economics Theory and Practice' with ISBN 9780127408521 and ISBN 0127408525.