Macroeconomics As a Second Languageby Martha L. Olney (University of California-Berkeley )
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The key to understanding macroeconomics for business professionals is to view it as a second language. Olney takes this innovative approach as he zeroes in on the concepts, assumptions, and models they'll need to learn.
Each chapter begins with the equations and graphs that will enable them to dive into the application of economic principles. Tip notes highlight tricks that will help them remember the material, and they'll find common errors to avoid. They'll also be able to test what they've learned by reviewing Try questions.
This approach will allow business professionals to gain an intuitive understanding of economic ideas that they'll be able use in the field.
-Opening chapter key concepts: A list of key terms and concepts, graphs, and equations covered in the chapter to keep the student on track.
-“TIP” Notes: Tricks in each chapter for remembering key concepts or common errors to avoid.
-“TRY” Questions: These questions give students the chance to test what they’ve learned throughout the book. Answers to all the “TRY” questions can be found in the back of the book.
-Emphasis on Fundamentals: It ‘cuts right to the chase’ by focusing in on the concepts, assumptions, and models essential to the student’s overall understanding of macroeconomics.
Table of Contents
|Economics Tools - Math and Graphing|
|Production Possibilities Frontier, Economic Growth, and Gains from Trade|
|Demand and Supply|
|Measuring the Macroeconomy|
|Long-Run Economic Growth|
|Aggregate Demand and Its Determinants|
|Fiscal and Monetary Policy|
|The Money Market and Interest Rates|
|Inflation and Output: AS/AD Approach|
|Inflation and Output: Monetary Policy & Taylor Rule Approach|
|Open Economy Macroeconomics|
|Answers to all "TRY" Questions|
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