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Macroeconomics, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition

By Andrew B. Abel, Ben Bernanke, Dean Croushore

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 14, 2013

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Abel, Bernanke, and Croushore present macroeconomic theory in a way that prepares students to analyze real macroeconomic data used by policy makers and researchers. With a balanced treatment of both classical and Keynesian economics, the comprehensive coverage makes it easy for instructors to align chapters to fit their own syllabi.

Students in this course often struggle to see how the macroeconomic models compare to one another, and fit into the big picture. This text uses a unified approach based on a single economics model that provides students with a clear understanding of macroeconomics and its classical and Keynesian assumptions.

Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION

1. Introduction to Macroeconomics

2. The Measurement and Structure of the National Economy

 

II. LONG-RUN ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE

3. Productivity, Output, and Employment

4. Consumption, Saving, and Investment

5. Saving and Investment in the Open Economy

6. Long-Run Economic Growth

7. The Asset Market, Money, and Prices

 

III. BUSINESS CYCLES AND MACROECONOMIC POLICY

8. Business Cycles

9. The IS–LM/AD–AS Model: A General Framework for Macroeconomic Analysis

10. Classical Business Cycle Analysis: Market-Clearing Macroeconomics

11. Keynesianism: The Macroeconomics of Wage and Price Rigidity

 

IV. MACROECONOMIC POLICY: ITS ENVIRONMENT AND INSTITUTIONS

12. Unemployment and Inflation

13. Exchange Rates, Business Cycles, and Macroeconomic Policy in the Open Economy

14. Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve System

15. Government Spending and Its Financing

Appendix A: Some Useful Analytical Tools

Glossary

Name Index

Subject Index

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$97.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-299382-1