Macroeconomics: Explore and Apply Activebook 2. 0 and Workbook Package / Edition 1

Macroeconomics: Explore and Apply Activebook 2. 0 and Workbook Package / Edition 1

by Ronald M. Ayers, Robert A. Collinge, Robert A. Collinge
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131047256

ISBN-13: 9780131047259

Pub. Date: 05/01/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Engaging and easy-to-read, this book uses real-world examples that bring economics to life—how it is an integral part of everyone's lives and how it can be a useful tool in both personal and business decision-making. One of the briefest books of its kind on the market (only 17 chapters), Macroeconomics: Explore and Apply focuses on those topics that are…  See more details below

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Engaging and easy-to-read, this book uses real-world examples that bring economics to life—how it is an integral part of everyone's lives and how it can be a useful tool in both personal and business decision-making. One of the briefest books of its kind on the market (only 17 chapters), Macroeconomics: Explore and Apply focuses on those topics that are at the heart of economics: following a strong introduction, this package covers the macro economy, national output, unemployment, inflation, aggregate supply and demand, incentives for productivity, money and monetary policy (banking, the federal reserve, and price stability), and the global economy, including trade and economic development. This interactive, online, digital book will greatly enhance understanding of economics today, making it invaluable for anyone needing to gain more knowledge about this dynamic subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131047259
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/01/2003
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter contains a Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives, Key Terms, a Self-Test, and Questions and Problems.)

I. A JOURNEY THROUGH THE ECONOMY.

1. The Economic Perspective.
2. Production and Trade.
3. Demand and Supply.
4. The Power of Prices.

II. MONITORING THE MACRO ECONOMY.

5. Measuring National Output.
6. Unemployment.
7. Inflation.

III. AGGREGATE SUPPLY AND AGGREGATE DEMAND.

8. A Framework for Macroeconomic Analysis.
9. Short-Run Instability.
10. Aggregate Expenditures.

IV. INCENTIVES FOR PRODUCTIVITY.

11. Fiscal Policy in Action.
12. Economic Growth.

V. MONEY AND MONETARY POLICY.

13. Money, Banking, and the Federal Reserve.
14. Monetary Policy and Price Stability.

VI. THE GLOBAL ECONOMY.

15. Into the International Marketplace.
16. Policy Toward Trade.
17. Economic Development.

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