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Macroeconomics Essentials Understanding Economics in the News

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ISBN-10: 0262112515

ISBN-13: 9780262112512

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Peter Kennedy

List price: $65.00
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This study offers an exposition of introductory macroeconomic theory along with more than 600 news clips as illustrations and exercises. The author calls this approach media economics, rather than the encyclopaedic character of traditional texts.
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Book details

List price: $65.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 3/24/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 432
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Prefacep. xi
Introductionp. 1
Measuring GDP and Inflationp. 11
Unemploymentp. 35
The Role of Aggregate Demandp. 51
The Supply Sidep. 77
Growth and Productivityp. 101
Crowding Outp. 119
The Money Supplyp. 129
The Monetarist Rulep. 145
Monetary Policy and Interest Ratesp. 167
Real versus Nominal Interest Ratesp. 187
Stagflationp. 207
The Real Cause of Inflationp. 231
Budget Deficits and the National Debtp. 243
The Balance of Paymentsp. 257
Policy in an Open Economyp. 275
Purchasing Power Parityp. 293
Interest Rate Parityp. 309
Supply and Demandp. 325
Additional Media Exercisesp. 341
Suggested Answers to Even-Numbered Exercisesp. 357
Glossaryp. 391
Indexp. 409
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