9780136092087

Macroeconomics, Updated Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780136092087

  • ISBN10:

    013609208X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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The updated edition offers insights into the exciting economic topics that are in the news and affecting all of us todaylike the election, the housing market, the impact of the current oil situation, current challenges to airlines, debates over trade policy, and consequences of the "amazing shrinking dollar."In-depth coverage of economics with particular focus on Economic Efficiency, Government Price Setting, and Taxes, Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply Analysis.The updated edition also offers insights into the exciting economic topics that are in the news and affecting all of us todaylike the election, the housing market, the impact of the current oil situation, current challenges to airlines, debates over trade policy, and consequences of the "amazing shrinking dollar."MARKET: For anyone in business who wants to benefit from understanding the economic forces behind their work.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Economics: Foundations and Models Appendix: Using Graphs and Formulas
Tradeoffs, Comparative Advantage, and the Market System
Where Prices Come From: The Interaction of Demand & Supply
Economic Efficiency, Government Price Setting, and Taxes Appendix: Quantitative Demand and Supply Analysis
Firms in the Domestic & International Economies
Firms, the Stock Market, and Corporate Governance Appendix: Tools to Analyze Firms' Financial Information
Comparative Advantage and the Gains from International Trade Appendix: Multinational Firms
Macroeconomic Foundations and Long-Run Growth
GDP: Measuring Total Production and Income
Unemployment & Inflation
Economic Growth, the Financial System, and Business Cycles
Long-Run Growth: Sources & Policies
Short-Run Fluctuations
Output & Expenditure in the Short Run Appendix: The Algebra of Macroeconomic Equilibrium
AD/AS Analysis Appendix: Schools of Macro Thought
Monetary and Fiscal Policy
Money, Banks, and the Federal Reserve System
Monetary Policy
Fiscal Policy
Inflation, Unemployment & Federal Reserve Policy
The International Economy
Macroeconomics in an Open Economy
The International Financial System
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