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Student-tested and faculty-approved, ECON FOR MACROECONOMICS is an innovative approach to teaching principles of macroeconomics. This brief paperback includes a suite of learning aids to accommodate the busy and diverse lifestyles of today's learners, including downloadable flash cards, graphing exercises, review cards, and quick quizzes that allow students to study wherever they are and whenever they have time. Designed to reach today's students, ECON says it all in four letters, reflecting how this unique solution speaks in the language of today's learner. ECON for MACROECONOMICS started with student conversations, focus groups, interviews, surveys, and input from nearly 150 faculty members like you. This feedback, along with the author's accessible approach, is united in an innovative, visually rich, professional design that reads like a business periodical. ECON FOR MACROECONOMICS provides a streamlined, concepts-driven format. Choose this text for the unique principles of macroeconomics solution that you and your students have created together.
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William A. McEachern began teaching large sections of economic principles shortly after joining the University of Connecticut, and a several years later he began offering teaching workshops around the country. The University of Connecticut Alumni Association conferred on him its Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award in 2000. He earlier won the Association's award for Distinguished Public Service. Professor McEachern has published books and monographs on public finance, public policy, and industrial organization. His research has also appeared in edited volumes, such as READINGS IN PUBLIC CHOICE ECONOMICS (University of Michigan Press), INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK ON TEACHING AND LEARNING ECONOMICS (Edward Elgar Publishing), and RETHINKING ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES (Irwin Publishing), and in a variety of refereed journals, including ECONOMIC INQUIRY, NATIONAL TAX JOURNAL, QUARTERLY REVIEW OF ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS, JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS, KYKLOS, ECON JOURNAL WATCH, and PUBLIC CHOICE. He is the founding editor of THE TEACHING ECONOMIST, a newsletter that for more than two decades has focused on teaching economics at the college level. Professor McEachern has advised federal, state, and local governments on policy matters, and has been quoted in media such as the NEW YORK TIMES, TIMES OF LONDON, WALL STREET JOURNAL, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, USA TODAY, and READER'S DIGEST. He was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, earned an undergraduate degree with honors from College of the Holy Cross, served three years as a U.S. Army officer, and earned an M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.
Part 1: Introduction to Economics. 1. The Art and Science of Economic Analysis. 2. Economic Tools and Economic Systems. 3. Economic Decision Makers. 4. Demand, Supply, and Markets. Part 2: Fundamentals of Macroeconomics. 5. Introduction to Macroeconomics. 6. Productivity and Growth. 7. Tracking the U.S. Economy. 8. Unemployment and Inflation. 9. Aggregate Expenditure Components. 10. Aggregate Expenditure and Aggregate Demand. 11. Aggregate Supply. Part 3: Fiscal and Monetary Policy. 12. Fiscal Policy. 13. Federal Budgets and Public Policy. 14. Money and the Financial System. 15. Banking and the Money Supply. 16. Monetary Theory and Policy. 17. The Policy Debate: Active or Passive? Part 4: International Economics. 18. International Trade. 19. International Finance. 20. Developing and Transitional Economies.