Macroeconomics / Edition 5

Macroeconomics / Edition 5

by Stephen L. Slavin
     
 

Steve Slavin's lively and comprehensive student-friendly,step-by-step approach,coupled with its low price and built-in Study Guide are very attractive to adopters. Instructors and students like the author's humorous anecdotes,direct language,and easy conversational style. The text encourages active learning.

With the help of over 15 reviewers,this new edition is

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Steve Slavin's lively and comprehensive student-friendly,step-by-step approach,coupled with its low price and built-in Study Guide are very attractive to adopters. Instructors and students like the author's humorous anecdotes,direct language,and easy conversational style. The text encourages active learning.

With the help of over 15 reviewers,this new edition is not only more streamlined and up-to-date but also introduces global perspectives to many discussions early on and throughout the text. The author discusses the impact of technology and e-business on the recent economic expansion. A new interior design reflects the contemporary flavor that this traditional text now possesses.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780256263275
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.72(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Is Economics All About, How Do We Use This Book, and Why Is This Book Different from All Other Introductory Economics Textbooks?
1A Brief Economic History of the United States3
2Resource Utilization25
3Supply and Demand49
4The Mixed Economy59
5The Consumption Sector81
6The Business-Investment Sector103
7The Government Sector125
8Gross Domestic Product153
9Economic Fluctuations, Unemployment, and Inflation183
10Classical and Keynesian Economics213
11Fiscal Policy and the National Debt237
12Money and Banking279
13The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy313
14Twentieth-Century Economic Theory335
15A Guide to Macropolicy369
16Economic Growth and Productivity377
17Income Distribution and Poverty401
18International Trade433
19International Finance467
Glossary487
Index493

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