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Overview

prepared by Mark Rush

The MIT Press

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780262681032
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • Publication date: 9/15/1998
  • Edition description: fifth edition
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 227
  • Sales rank: 1,187,926
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert J. Barro is Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics at Harvard University and a senior fellow of the Hoover Institution at Stanford University.
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Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 The Approach to Macroeconomics 1
Pt. 1 Microeconomic Foundations and the Basic Market-Clearing Model 57
Ch. 2 Work Effort, Production, and Consumption - the Economics of Robinson Crusoe 59
Ch. 3 The Behavior of Households with Markets for Commodities and Credit 91
Ch. 4 The Demand for Money 133
Ch. 5 The Basic Market-Clearing Model 167
Ch. 6 The Labor Market 207
Pt. 2 Inflation 235
Ch. 7 An Introduction to Inflation and Interest Rates 237
Ch. 8 Money, Inflation, and Interest Rates in the Market-Clearing Model 269
Pt. 3 Business Fluctuations, Unemployment, and Economic Growth 307
Ch. 9 Investment and Real Business Cycles 309
Ch. 10 Unemployment 351
Ch. 11 Economic Growth 389
Pt. 4 Government Behavior 433
Ch. 12 Government Consumption and Public Services 435
Ch. 13 Taxes and Transfers 471
Ch. 14 The Public Debt 509
Pt. 5 The International Economy 549
Ch. 15 World Markets in Goods and Credit 553
Ch. 16 Exchange Rates 595
Pt. 6 Interactions Between the Monetary Sector and the Real Sector 641
Ch. 17 Financial Intermediation 645
Ch. 18 The Interplay Between Nominal and Real Variables - What is the Evidence? 691
Ch. 19 Money and Business Fluctuations in the Market-Clearing Model 721
Ch. 20 The Keynesian Theory of Business Fluctuations 757
Bibliography 808
Glossary 822
Author Index 836
Subject Index 840
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