9780324171891

Principles of Macroeconomics (with Xtra!)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324171891

  • ISBN10:

    0324171897

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/26/2003
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

For professionals who are searching for comprehensive coverage of micro topics. The author?s "easy-going" writing style is superb for presenting the politics and science of economic theories and has been praised as "perhaps the best ever" coverage in economic principles. This book stands out among all other texts because of its ability to intrigue readers and encourage individuals to incorporate an economic way of thinking in daily life.

Table of Contents

PART 1 INTRODUCTION
1(60)
Ten Principles of Economics
3(16)
Thinking Like an Economist
19(26)
Interdependence and the Gains from Trade
45(16)
PART 2 SUPPLY AND DEMAND I: HOW MARKETS WORK
61(74)
The Market Forces of Supply and Demand
63(26)
Elasticity and Its Application
89(24)
Supply, Demand, and Government Policies
113(22)
PART 3 SUPPLY AND DEMAND II: MARKETS AND WELFARE
135(66)
Consumers, Producers, and the Efficiency of Markets
137(22)
Application: The Costs of Taxation
159(16)
Application: International Trade
175(26)
PART 4 THE DATA OF MACROECONOMICS
201(38)
Measuring a Nation's Income
203(20)
Measuring the Cost of Living
223(16)
PART 5 THE REAL ECONOMY IN THE LONG RUN
239(90)
Production and Growth
241(24)
Saving, Investment, and the Financial System
265(22)
The Basic Tools of Finance
287(16)
Unemployment and Its Natural Rate
303(26)
PART 6 MONEY AND PRICES IN THE LONG RUN
329(48)
The Monetary System
331(18)
Money Growth and Inflation
349(28)
PART 7 THE MACROECONOMICS OF OPEN ECONOMIES
377(48)
Open-Economy Macroeconomics: Basic Concepts
379(22)
A Macroeconomic Theory of the Open Economy
401(24)
PART 8 SHORT-RUN ECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS
425(88)
Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
427(32)
The Influence of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand
459(26)
The Short-Run Tradeoff between Inflation and Unemployment
485(28)
PART 9 FINAL THOUGHTS
513(20)
Five Debates over Macroeconomic Policy
515(18)
Glossary 533(4)
Index 537

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