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Study Guide for Mankiw's Brief Principles of Macroeconomics, 4th / Edition 4

Study Guide for Mankiw's Brief Principles of Macroeconomics, 4th / Edition 4

by N. Gregory Mankiw


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ISBN-13: 9780324319064
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 02/01/2006
Edition description: Study Guid
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

N. Gregory Mankiw is Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University. He studied economics at Princeton University and MIT. Professor Mankiw is a prolific writer and a regular participant in academic and policy debates. His research includes work on price adjustment, consumer behavior, financial markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and economic growth. His published articles have appeared in academic journals such as the AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, and QUARTERLY JOURNAL OF ECONOMICS and in more widely accessible forums including THE NEW YORK TIMES, THE WASHINGTON POST, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, and FORTUNE. Professor Mankiw has been a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research, an adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and the Congressional Budget Office, and a member of the ETS test development committee for the advanced placement exam in economics. From 2003 to 2005, he served as chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers.

Table of Contents

Ten Principles of Economics     1
Thinking Like an Economist     15
Interdependence and the Gains from Trade     35
The Market Forces of Supply and Demand     53
Measuring a Nation's Income     69
Measuring the Cost of Living     85
Production and Growth     101
Saving, Investment, and the Financial System     115
The Basic Tools of Finance     133
Unemployment     149
The Monetary System     165
Money Growth and Inflation     181
Open-Economy Macroeconomics: Basic Concepts     199
A Macroeconomic Theory of the Open Economy     215
Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply     231
The Influence of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand     251
The Short-Run Trade-off between Inflation and Unemployment     269
Five Debates over Macroeconomic Policy     287

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