A practice-oriented learning system that breaks the traditional textbook mold.
To help readers focus on the most important concepts-and effectively practice application of those concepts-Foundationsof Macroeconomicsis structured around a Checklist/Checkpoint system. The result is a patient, confidence-building textbook that prepares readers to use economics in their everyday life, regardless of what their future career will be.
Table of Contents Chapter 1. Getting Started Chapter 2. The U.S. and Global Economies Chapter 3. The Economic Problem Chapter 4. Demand and Supply Chapter 5. GDP: A Measure of Total Production and Income Chapter 6. Jobs and Unemployment Chapter 7. The CPI and the Cost of Living Chapter 8. Potential GDP and the Natural Unemployment Rate Chapter 9. Economic Growth Chapter 10. Finance, Saving, and Investment Chapter 11. The Monetary System Chapter 12. Money, Interest, and Inflation Chapter 13. Aggregate Supply ad Aggregate Demand Chapter 14. Aggregate Expenditure Multiplier Chapter 15. The Short-Run Policy Tradeoff Chapter 16. Fiscal Policy Chapter 17. Monetary Policy Chapter 18. International Trade Policy Chapter 19. International Finance