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Macroeconomics

Macroeconomics - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324288742

Cover of Macroeconomics 7TH 06 (ISBN 978-0324288742)
ISBN13: 978-0324288742
ISBN10: 0324288743
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 06
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2006
International: No

List price: $161.00

Macroeconomics - 7TH 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324288742

William A. McEachern

ISBN13: 978-0324288742
ISBN10: 0324288743
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 7TH 06
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

This very successful textbook is distinguished by a superior writing style that draws upon common student experiences to introduce economic concepts, making economic theory more accessible and interesting. "Case Studies" and numerous examples take advantage of students' intuitive knowledge of economics, building upon real-life situations. A streamlined design places pedagogy and illustrations directly within the flow of the text, making it less distracting and more useful for students. A fully integrated program of technology enhancements sets this text apart by pairing the book with numerous online multimedia learning tools that have been developed to help the text better serve a wide range of learning styles. The text uniquely integrates classroom use of The Wall Street Journal by including a complimentary student subscription offer, as well as in-text pedagogy to help students learn to analyze the latest economic events as reported in the Journal.

Table of Contents

PART I. INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS.

1. The Art and Science of Economic Analysis.
2. Some Tools of Economic Analysis.
3. The Market System.
4. The Economic Decision Makers: Households, Firms, Governments, and the Rest of the World.

PART II. FUNDAMENTALS OF MACROECONOMICS.

5. Introduction to Macroeconomics.
6. U.S. Productivity and Growth.
7. Unemployment and Inflation.
8. Measuring Economic Aggregates.
9. Consumption and Aggregate Expenditure.
10. Aggregate Expenditure and Aggregate Demand.
11. Aggregate Supply.

PART III. FISCAL AND MONETARY POLICY.

12. Fiscal Policy.
13. Money and the Financial System.
14. Banking and the Money Supply.
15. Monetary Theory and Policy.
16. The Policy Debate: Active or Passive?.
17. Budgets, Deficits, and Public Policy.

PART IV. THE INTERNATIONAL SETTING.

18. International Trade.
19. International Finance.
20. Developing and Transitional Economies.