9780134106229

Macroeconomics

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/15/2016
  • Publisher: Pearson

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For one-semester courses in Principles of Macroeconomics.

 

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Author Biography

Glenn Hubbard, policymaker, professor, and researcher. R. Glenn Hubbard is the dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics in the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and professor of economics in Columbia’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a director of Automatic Data Processing, Black Rock Closed-End Funds, and MetLife. He received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1983. From 2001 to 2003, he served as chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers and chairman of the OECD Economic Policy Committee, and from 1991 to 1993, he was deputy assistant secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department. He currently serves as co-chair of the nonpartisan Committee on Capital Markets Regulation. Hubbard’s fields of specialization are public economics, financial markets and institutions, corporate finance, macroeconomics, industrial organization, and public policy. He is the author of more than 100 articles in leading journals, including American Economic Review, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Public Economics, Quarterly Journal of Economics, RAND Journal of Economics, and Review of Economics and Statistics. His research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the National Bureau of Economic Research, and numerous private foundations.

 

Tony O’Brien, award-winning professor and researcher. Anthony Patrick O’Brien is a professor of economics at Lehigh University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1987. He has taught principles of economics for more than 20 years, in both large sections and small honors classes. He received the Lehigh University Award for Distinguished Teaching. He was formerly the director of the Diamond Center for Economic Education and was named a Dana Foundation Faculty Fellow and Lehigh Class of 1961 Professor of Economics. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Graduate School of Industrial Administration at Carnegie Mellon University. O’Brien’s research has dealt with issues such as the evolution of the U.S. automobile industry, the sources of U.S. economic competitiveness, the development of U.S. trade policy, the causes of the Great Depression, and the causes of black—white income differences. His research has been published in leading journals, including American Economic Review, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking, Industrial Relations, Journal of Economic History, and Explorations in Economic History. His research has been supported by grants from government agencies and private foundations.

 

 

 

Table of Contents

Part 1: Introduction

1. Economics: Foundations and Models

Appendix: Using Graphs and Formulas

2. Trade-offs, Comparative Advantage, and the Market System

3. Where Prices Come From: The Interaction of Demand and Supply

4. Economic Efficiency, Government Price Setting, and Taxes

Appendix: Quantitative Demand and Supply Analysis

5. The Economics of Health Care

 

Part 2: Firms in the Domestic and International Economies

6. Firms, the Stock Market, and Corporate Governance

Appendix: Tools to Analyze Firms’ Financial Information

7. Comparative Advantage and the Gains from International Trade

 

Part 3: Macroeconomic Foundations and Long-Run Growth

8. GDP: Measuring Total Production and Income

9. Unemployment and Inflation

10. Economic Growth, the Financial System, and Business Cycles

11. Long-run Economic Growth: Sources and Policies

 

Part 4: Short-Run Fluctuations

12. Aggregate Expenditure and Output in the Short Run

Appendix: The Algebra of Macroeconomic Equilibrium

13. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply Analysis

Appendix: Macroeconomic Schools of Thought

 

Part 5: Monetary and Fiscal Policy

14. Money, Banks, and the Federal Reserve System

15. Monetary Policy

16. Fiscal Policy

Appendix: A Closer Look at the Multiplier

17. Inflation, Unemployment, and Federal Reserve Policy

 

Part 6: The International Economy

18. Macroeconomics in an Open Economy

19. The International Financial System

Appendix: The Gold Standard and the Bretton Woods System

 

 

 

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