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Foundations of Macroeconomics, 6th Edition

By Robin Bade, Michael Parkin

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 8, 2012

Description

A practice-oriented learning system that breaks the traditional textbook mold.

To help readers focus on the most important concepts—and effectively practice application of those concepts—Foundations of Macroeconomics is structured around a Checklist/Checkpoint system. The result is a patient, confidence-building textbook that prepares readers to use economics in their everyday life, regardless of what their future career will be.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Getting Started

Chapter 2. The U.S. and Global Economies

Chapter 3. The Economic Problem

Chapter 4. Demand and Supply

Chapter 5. GDP: A Measure of Total Production and Income

Chapter 6. Jobs and Unemployment

Chapter 7. The CPI and the Cost of Living

Chapter 8. Potential GDP and the Natural Unemployment Rate

Chapter 9. Economic Growth

Chapter 10.  Finance, Saving, and Investment

Chapter 11.  The Monetary System

Chapter 12.  Money, Interest, and Inflation

Chapter 13.  Aggregate Supply ad Aggregate Demand

Chapter 14.  Aggregate Expenditure Multiplier

Chapter 15.  The Short-Run Policy Tradeoff

Chapter 16.  Fiscal Policy

Chapter 17.  Monetary Policy

Chapter 18.  International Trade Policy

Chapter 19.  International Finance