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Macroeconomic Issues Today

Macroeconomic Issues Today - 7th edition

Macroeconomic Issues Today - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780765608406

ISBN10: 0765608405

Macroeconomic Issues Today by Robert B. Carson, Wade L. Thomas and Jason Hecht - ISBN 9780765608406
Edition: 7TH 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: M.E. Sharpe, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
Macroeconomic Issues Today by Robert B. Carson, Wade L. Thomas and Jason Hecht - ISBN 9780765608406

ISBN13: 9780765608406

ISBN10: 0765608405

Summary

This new edition covers seven current macroeconomic issues, including instability, economic growth, the federl budget, unemployment, inflation, international economics, and economic planning.

The Seventh Edition has been updated to include current economic data, and an instructor's manual with a test bank and discussion questions is available to professors who adopt the book. In addition, PowerPoint downloads are available as teaching aids.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Preface

Part 1 Introduction
Alternative Economic Philosophies: A Survey of Conservative, Liberal, and Radical Critiques

Part 2 Problems of Aggregate Economic Policy
Issue 1 Macroeconomic Instability: Are We Depression-Proof?
Issue 2 Economic Growth and Stability: An Active or a Passive Policy Approach?
Issue 3 Balancing the Federal Budget: A Strengthening or a Weakening of the National Economy?
Issue 4 Unemployment: Is Joblessness an Overrated Problem?
Issue 5 Inflation: How Can We Best Maintain Price Stability?
Issue 6 International Economics: Where Does America Fit into the New World Order?
Issue 7 The Market Versus Planning and Controls: Which Strategy Works Better?

Part 3 Conclusion
Final Thoughts and Suggested Readings
Index

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