Understanding Macroeconomics / Edition 9

Understanding Macroeconomics / Edition 9

by Robert L. Heilbroner, James K. Galbraith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0139333592

ISBN-13: 9780139333590

Pub. Date: 12/28/1989

Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780139333590
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
12/28/1989
Edition description:
9th ed
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

1. What This Book Is All About.

I. THE ECONOMIC BACKGROUND.

2. The Evolution of Capitalism.

3. The Great Economists.

4. A Bird's-Eye View of the Economy.

5. The Trend of Things.

6. America in the World Economy.

II. SOME BASIC ECONOMICS.

7. Economic Science.

8. Supply and Demand.

9. Why Economists Disagree.

10. An Economist's Kit of Tools.

III. MACROECONOMICS.

The Macroeconomy.

11. GNP — The Nation's Output.

12. Buying the National Product.

13. The Growth of Supply.

14. The Growth of Demand.

The Sectors in Action.

15. Household Demand.

16. Business Investment.

17. Public Spending and Deficits.

18. Aggregate Demand and Supply.

Money.

19. Money and Banking.

20. The Federal Reserve.

21. Money and the Macro System.

22. The Debate about Monetary Policy.

The Macro Challenges.

23. Inflation.

24. Prospects for Long-Term Growth.

IV. THE REST OF THE WORLD.

25. The Gains and Strains of Trade.

26. Buying and Selling Abroad.

27. Where Are We Headed?

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