Macroeconomics / Edition 18

Macroeconomics / Edition 18

by Paul A. Samuelson, William D. Nordhaus
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072872063

ISBN-13: 9780072872064

Pub. Date: 08/25/2004

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Samuelson’s text was first published in 1948, and it immediately became the authority for the principles of economics courses. The book continues to be the standard-bearer for principles courses, and this revision continues to be a clear, accurate, and interesting introduction to modern economics principles. Bill Nordhaus is now the primary author of this text,

Overview

Samuelson’s text was first published in 1948, and it immediately became the authority for the principles of economics courses. The book continues to be the standard-bearer for principles courses, and this revision continues to be a clear, accurate, and interesting introduction to modern economics principles. Bill Nordhaus is now the primary author of this text, and he has revised the book to be as current and relevant as ever.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072872064
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/25/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 12.20(h) x 0.72(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: BASIC CONCEPTS

1 The Fundamentals of Economics

Appendix 1 How to Read Graphs

2 Markets and Government in a Modern Economy

3 Basic Elements of Supply and Demand
PART TWO: MACROECONOMICS: ECONOMIC GROWTH AND BUSINESS CYCLES

Chapter 4 Overview of Macroeconomics

Appendix 4 Macroeconomic Data

Chapter 5 Measuring Economic Activity

Chapter 6 Consumption and Investment

Chapter 7 Business Fluctuations and the Theory of Aggregate Demand

Chapter 8 The Multiplier Model

Chapter 9 Money, Banking, and Financial Markets

Chapter 10 Central Banking and Monetary Policy
PART THREE: ECONOMIC GROWTH AND MACROECONOMIC POLICY

Chapter 11 The Process of Economic Growth

Chapter 12 The Challenge of Economic Development

Chapter 13 Exchange Rates and the International Financial System

Chapter 14 Open-Economy Macroeconomics
PART FOUR: UNEMPLOYMENT, INFLATION, AND ECONOMIC POLICY

Chapter 15 Unemployment and the Foundations of Aggregate Supply

Chapter 16 Ensuring Price Stability

Chapter 17 The Warring Schools of Macroeconomics

Chapter 18 Policies for Growth and Stability

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