Managerial economics is an important course to take to better understand how to plan and control cashflow in an organization. Not only does the subject help students evaluate managerial policies, but it’s also an important course for those looking to pursue—or develop—a career in business.

Managerial economics is a continually evolving field, and the results of ongoing scholarship provide valuable classroom learnings to the millions of students who will become actuaries, market research analysts and more.

Here, we look at how Top Hat’s always up-to-date managerial economics textbook stacks up against the most recent versions available from legacy publishers.

Managerial Economics

1. Managerial Economics | Top Hat

Author: Matt Metzgar (University of North Carolina)

In Top Hat’s textbook, managerial economics extends beyond the page with questions that encourage immediate testing after reading. Embedded assessments through chapters help students track their understanding of the material covered.

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Managerial Economics & Business Strategy

2. Managerial Economics & Business Strategy | McGraw-Hill

Authors: Michael R. Baye (Indiana University) and Jeffrey T. Prince (Indiana University)

The 9th edition of McGraw Hill’s Managerial Economics & Business Strategy helps students understand economic features including supply and demand and offers real-world, modern examples to engage readers. Access to online platform Connect sold separately.

Average Price: $90 (e-book only)
Edition: 9th edition
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Managerial Economics

3. Managerial Economics | Wiley

Authors: William F. Samuelson (Boston University) and Stephen G. Marks (Boston University)

The latest edition of this textbook offers a breakdown of the content in 3 sections covering pricing decisions, market competition and decision-making applications.

Average Price: $96 (e-book)
Edition: 8th edition
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Managerial Economics & Strategy

4. Managerial Economics & Strategy | Pearson

Authors: Jeffrey M. Perloff (University of California-Berkeley) and James A. Brander (University of British Columbia)

With plenty of business examples and mini-cases and exercises, Pearson’s tome also features problem sets that will be useful to future managers. Access to online learning platform MyLab Economics sold separately.

Average Price: $69 (e-book)
Edition: 3rd edition
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