Macroeconomics A Contemporary Introduction

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-08
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Taking a "just-in-time" approach by introducing material just as it is needed to develop an argument, MACROECONOMICS: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH, Eighth Edition, truly leads by example. In a decidedly non-condescending tone, McEachern assumes that students are already intuitively familiar with many economic concepts through their own life experiences. These life experiences are then explained to students as economic concepts with clear and interesting exposition, relevant case studies, and a clean focused design. The text's major applications take the form of case studies that are meant to be read and therefore are integrated into the flow of each chapter. With this eighth edition, the book's well-crafted approach is enhanced with resources--such as Aplia and CengageNOW--that will help your students improve their understanding and will help you streamline tasks and save valuable time.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Economics. 0100
The Art and Science of Economic Analysis. 0200
Economic Tools and Economic Systems. 0300
Economic Decision Makers. 0400
Demand, Supply, and Markets
Fundamentals of Macroeconomics. 0500
Introduction to Macroeconomics. 0600
Productivity and Growth. 0700
Tracking the U.S. Economy. 0800
Unemployment and Inflation. 0900
Aggregate Expenditure. 1000
Aggregate Expenditure and Aggregate Demand. 1100
Aggregate Supply
Fiscal and Monetary Policy. 1200
Fiscal Policy. 1300
Federal Budgets and Public Policy. 1400
Money and the Financial System. 1500
Banking and the Money Supply. 1600
Monetary Theory and Policy. 1700
Macro Policy Debate: Active or Passive?
International Economics. 1800
International Trade. 1900
International Finance. 2000
Developing and Transitional Economies
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