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Macroeconomics: Study Guide / Edition 5
     

Macroeconomics: Study Guide / Edition 5

by Michael Parkin
 

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ISBN-10: 0201637871

ISBN-13: 9780201637878

Pub. Date: 07/28/1999

Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company

This text strives to make macroeconomics come alive for today's students planning to major in business or economics. The content reflects the news-stream from financial markets,Fed monetary policy,and budget debates. Key concepts are stressed and reinforced as the story of unfolds: the real vs. nominal distinction,the role of the interest rate in linking the

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This text strives to make macroeconomics come alive for today's students planning to major in business or economics. The content reflects the news-stream from financial markets,Fed monetary policy,and budget debates. Key concepts are stressed and reinforced as the story of unfolds: the real vs. nominal distinction,the role of the interest rate in linking the real economy to the financial sector,how that linkage allows monetary policy to operate,and the role of the trade deficit. The fourth edition expands the chapter on financial intermediaries and markets - one that is popular with students,introduces indexed bonds into the discussion of interest rates,adds charts putting the recent bull market in historical context,and the chapter on the federal budget is completely revamped to reflect the emergence of a surplus. Additional exercises help reinforce concepts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201637878
Publisher:
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
335
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface How to Earn An A! iii
What is Economics?
1(10)
Making and Using Graphs
11(14)
The Economic Problem
25(18)
Part Review 1 43(24)
Demand and Supply
49(18)
Part Review 2 67(52)
A First Look at Macroeconomics
71(10)
Measuring GDP, Economic Growth, and Inflation
81(12)
Measuring Employment and Unemployment
93(10)
Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand
103(16)
Part Review 3 119(46)
The Economy at Full Employment
125(12)
Capital, Investment, and Saving
137(14)
Economic Growth
151(14)
Part Review 4 165(78)
Expenditure Multipliers
171(16)
Fiscal Policy
187(14)
Money
201(14)
Monetary Policy
215(14)
Inflation
229(14)
Part Review 5 243(34)
The Business Cycle
249(12)
Macroeconomic Policy Challenges
261(16)
Part Review 6 277(36)
Trading With the World
283(16)
International Finance
299(14)
Part Review 7 313(6)
Practice Final Exams 319(8)
Answers to the Chapter Quizzes 327(2)
Conclusion Should You Major in Economics? 329

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