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Modern Principles: Macroeconomics

Tyler Cowen , Alex Tabarrok

  • ISBN-10: 1-4292-0249-1
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4292-0249-7
  • Paper Text , 512 pages

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1. The Big Ideas

Part One: Micro Foundations of Macroeconomics
2. Supply and Demand
3. Equilibrium: How Supply and Demand Determine Prices
4. Price Ceilings and Price Floors

Part Two: Economic Growth
5. GDP and the Measurement of Progress
6. The Wealth of Nations and Economic Growth *
7. Growth, Capital Accumulation, and the Economics of Ideas: Catching Up vs. The Cutting Edge *
8. Savings, Investment, and the Financial System
9. Stock Markets and Personal Finance

Part Three: Business Fluctuations
10. Unemployment and Labor Force Participation
11. Inflation and the Quantity Theory of Money
12. Business Fluctuations and the Dynamic Aggregate Demand-Aggregate Supply Model *
13. The Real Business Cycle Model: Shocks and Transmission Mechanisms

Part Four: Macroeconomic Policy and Institutions
14. The Federal Reserve System and Open Market Operations
15. Monetary Policy
16. The Federal Budget: Taxes and Spending
17. Fiscal Policy

Part Part Five: International Economics
18. International Trade and Globalization
19. International Finance

Appendices
A. Reading Graphs in Economics
B. Answers to Check Yourself
 
* Sample chapters available here Modern Principles of Macroeconomics Preview Site