Macroeconomics / Edition 18

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Overview

Macroeconomics is an integrated knowledge-building tool that is both concise and comprehensive. A 240-minute DVD explains macroeconomics in entertaining, easy-to-follow fashion, while well-designed Web interfaces help you to place the material into the real world. Professionals looking to learn more are shown both sides of each argument, then given the information they need to make informed choices on how macroeconomic factors impact society.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073365947
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 11/14/2008
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 18
  • Pages: 512
  • Sales rank: 900,764
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Contributors
To the Student
1 The Nature and Method of Economics 1
2 The Economizing Problem 21
3 Understanding Individual Markets: Demand and Supply 39
4 Pure Capitalism and the Market System 58
5 The Mixed Economy: Private and Public Sectors 74
6 The United States in the Global Economy 96
7 Measuring Domestic Output, National Income, and the Price Level 119
8 Macroeconomic Instability: Unemployment and Inflation 143
9 Building the Aggregate Expenditures Model 166
10 Aggregate Expenditures: The Multiplier, Net Exports, and Government 191
11 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply 213
12 Fiscal Policy 234
13 Money and Banking 253
14 How Banks Create Money 276
15 The Federal Reserve Banks and Monetary Policy 293
16 Alternative Views on Macro Theory and Policy 317
17 The Inflation-Unemployment Relationship 338
18 Budget Deficits and the Public Debt 362
19 Economic Growth 379
20 International Trade 399
21 Exchange Rates, the Balance of Payments, and Trade Deficits 423
22 Growth and the Less Developed Countries 450
23 Russia: An Economy in Transition 473
Answers to Key Questions A-1
Glossary G-1
Index I-1
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