Macroeconomics / Edition 1

Macroeconomics / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0321383958
ISBN-13:
9780321383952
Pub. Date:
12/05/2014
Publisher:
Pearson

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Macroeconomics / Edition 1

For courses in Principles of Macroeconomics.

An evidence-based approach to economics

Throughout Macroeconomics, 2nd Edition, authors Daron Acemoglu, David Laibson, and John List use real economic questions and data to help readers learn about the world around them. Taking a fresh approach, they use the themes of optimization, equilibrium, and empiricism to not only illustrate the power of simple economic ideas, but also to explain and predict what’s happening in today’s society. Each chapter begins with an empirical question that is relevant to the life of the reader, and is later answered using data in the Evidence-Based Economics feature. As a result of the text’s practical emphasis, readers will learn to apply economic principles to guide the decisions they make in their own lives.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321383952
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 12/05/2014
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

1. The Principles and Practice of Economics

2. Economic Methods and Economic Questions

3. Optimization: Doing the Best You Can

4. Demand, Supply, and Equilibrium

PART II: INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS

5. The Wealth of Nations: Defining and Measuring Macroeconomic Aggregates

6. Aggregate Incomes

PART III: LONG-RUN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

7. Economic Growth

8. Why Isn’t the Whole World Developed?

PART IV: EQUILIBRIUM IN THE MACROECONOMY

9. Employment and Unemployment

10. Credit Markets

11. The Monetary System

PART V: SHORT-RUN FLUCTUATIONS AND MACROECONOMICS POLICY

12. Short-Run Fluctuations

13. Countercyclical Macroeconomic Policy

PART VI: MACROECONOMICS IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY

14. Macroeconomics and International Trade

15. Open Economy Macroeconomics

CHAPTERS ON THE WEB

1. Financial Decision Making

2. Economics of Life, Health, and the Environment

3. Political Economy

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