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Macroeconomics, Canadian Edition

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Iris Au and Jack Parkinson of the University of Toronto, Scarborough have "Canadianized" the Macroeconomics section of Krugman/Wells, Economics, Third Edition, maintaining the structure and spirit of the U.S. version but adapting it to reflect Canadian macroeconomic policies and to appeal more directly to Canadian instructors and students. In almost every instance, U.S. data sets, cases, research, and policy discussions have been supplanted by Canadian material.

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Overview

Iris Au and Jack Parkinson of the University of Toronto, Scarborough have "Canadianized" the Macroeconomics section of Krugman/Wells, Economics, Third Edition, maintaining the structure and spirit of the U.S. version but adapting it to reflect Canadian macroeconomic policies and to appeal more directly to Canadian instructors and students. In almost every instance, U.S. data sets, cases, research, and policy discussions have been supplanted by Canadian material.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429240062
  • Publisher: Worth Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/12/2013
  • Edition description: Second Edition, Canadian Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 500
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

PART 1 What Is Economics?
Introduction The Ordinary Business of Lif
Chapter 1 First Principles
Chapter 2 Economic Models: Trade-offs and Trade
Appendix 2A Graphs in Economics

PART 2 Supply and Demand
Chapter 3 Supply and Demand
Appendix 3A The Algebra of Demand, Supply, and Equilibrium
Appendix 3B Consumer and Producer Surplus
Chapter 4 Price Controls and Quotas: Meddling with Markets
Chapter 5 International Trade

PART 3 Introduction to Macroeconomics
Chapter 6 Macroeconomics: The Big Picture
Chapter 7 GDP and the CPI: Tracking the Macroeconomy
Chapter 8 Unemployment and Inflation

PART 4 Long-Run Economic Growth
Chapter 9 Long-Run Economic Growth
Chapter 10 Savings, Investment Spending, and the Financial System

PART 5 Short-Run Economic Fluctuations
Chapter 11 Income and Expenditure
Appendix 11A Deriving the Multiplier Algebraically
Chapter 12 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply

PART 6 Stabilization Policy
Chapter 13 Fiscal Policy
Appendix 13A Taxes and the Multiplier
Chapter 14 Money, Banking, and the Central Banking System
Chapter 15 Monetary Policy
Appendix 15A Reconciling the Two Models of the Interest Rate
Chapter 16 Inflation, Disinflation, and Deflation
Chapter 17 Crises and Consequences

PART 7 Events and Ideas
Chapter 18 Macroeconomics: Events and Ideas

PART 8 The Open Economy
Chapter 19 Open-Economy Macroeconomics

Macroeconomic Data Tables
Solutions to “Check Your Understanding” Questions
Glossary
Index

 

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