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Economics Today: The Macro View, 17th Edition

By Roger LeRoy Miller

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Jan 10, 2013

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Written for students taking the principles of economics course. By presenting ideas clearly, at an accessible level, and in the context of newsworthy applications, Economics Today: The Macro View is also a valuable resource for professionals seeking a current, real-world introduction to economics.¿ ¿

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Table of Contents


I. INTRODUCTION

1. The Nature of Economics

2. Scarcity and the World of Trade-Offs

3. Demand and Supply

4. Extensions of Demand and Supply Analysis

5. Public Spending and Public Choice

6. Funding the Public Sector

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II. INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

7. The Macroeconomy. Unemployment, Inflation and Deflation

8. Measuring the Economy’s Performance

9. Global Economic Growth and Development

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III. REAL GDP DETERMINATION AND FISCAL POLICY

10. Real GDP and the Price Level in the Long Run

11. Classical and Keynesian Macro Analyses

12. Consumption, Real GDP, and the Multiplier

13. Fiscal Policy

14. Deficit Spending and the Public Debt

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IV. MONEY, STABILIZATION AND GROWTH

15. Money, Banking and Central Banking

16. Domestic and International Dimensions of Monetary Policy

17. Stabilization in an Integrated World Economy

18. Policies and Prospects for Global Economic Growth

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VIII. GLOBAL ECONOMICS

32. Comparative Advantage and the Open Economy

33. Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments

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ISBN-10: 0-13-294889-3

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-294889-0

Format: Alternate Binding

This item has been upgraded to Economics Today: The Macro View, 18th Edition.

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