Macroeconomics Plus NEW MyEconLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package / Edition 11

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For the principle of macroeconomics course. This book is also suitable for all readers interested in economics.

Thoroughly updated, stripped of technical detail where possible, extensively illustrated with well-chosen photographs, enlivened with new applications features that focus on issues at play in today’s world, responsive to the suggestions of reviewers and users, and seamlessly integrated with MyEconLab: These are the hallmarks of this eleventh edition of Macroeconomics.

Parkin brings critical issues to the forefront. Each chapter begins with one of today’s key issues, and additional issues appear throughout the chapter to show the real-world applications of the theory being discussed. When the chapter concludes, readers “read between the lines” to think critically about a news article relating to the issue, demonstrating how thinking like an economist can bring a clearer perspective to and deeper understanding of today’s events. Readers will begin to think about issues the way real economists do and learn how to explore difficult policy problems and make more informed decisions in their own economic lives.

Parkin is so committed to currency that he uploads news articles almost daily to MyEconLab®, the online assessment and tutorial system that accompanies the text. Assessment questions based on the Economics in the News articles are uploaded periodically so that instructors can assign recent articles within MyEconLab.

0133423883 / 9780133423884 Macroeconomics Plus NEW MyEconLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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0133020258 / 9780133020250 Macroeconomics

0133025314 / 9780133025316 NEW MyEconLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Macroeconomics

Note: MyEconLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780133423884
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 4/8/2013
  • Edition number: 11
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 99,961
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Parkin is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Economics at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Professor Parkin has held faculty appointments at Brown University, the University of Manchester, the University of Essex, and Bond University. He is a past president of the Canadian Economics Association and has served on the editorial boards of the American Economic Review and the Journal of Monetary Economics and as managing editor of the Canadian Journal of Economics. Professor Parkin’s research on macroeconomics, monetary economics, and international economics has resulted in over 160 publications in journals and edited volumes, including the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. He became most visible to the public with his work on inflation that discredited the use of wage and price controls. Michael Parkin also spearheaded the movement toward European monetary union. Professor Parkin is an experienced and dedicated teacher of introductory economics.

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Table of Contents

I. INTRODUCTION

1. What Is Economics?

2. The Economic Problem

3. Demand and Supply

II. MONITORING MACROECONOMIC PERFORMANCE

4. Measuring GDP and Economic Growth

5. Monitoring Jobs and Inflation

III. MACROECONOMIC TRENDS

6. Economic Growth

7. Finance, Saving, and Investment

8. Money, the Price Level, and Inflation

9. The Exchange Rate and the Balance of Payments

IV. MACROECONOMIC FLUCTUATIONS

10. Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand

11. Expenditure Multipliers: The Keynesian Model

12. U.S. Inflation, Unemployment, and Business Cycle

V. MACROECONOMIC POLICY

13. Fiscal Policy

14. Monetary Policy

15. International Trade Policy

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