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Macroeconomics A Modern Approach

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ISBN-10: 0324178107

ISBN-13: 9780324178104

Edition: 2008

Authors: Robert J. Barro

List price: $77.95
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Offering a uniquely modern presentation of macroeconomics, this brand-new text makes it easy for instructors to emphasize a solid microfoundations, real-business cycle approach. In the all-new MACROECONOMICS: A MODERN APPROACH, leading economist and proven author Robert J. Barro couples his extraordinary command of growth, equilibrium, and business cycles with a focus on microfoundations to create a groundbreaking new macroeconomics textbook steeped in real-world application. Accessibly written and extremely student friendly, the book is packed with current policy and data examples, reflecting the author?s extensive research in the field. The book also includes captivating boxed features, challenging exercises, and innovative online resources like ThomsonNOW, which enables students to create personalized learning paths and equips instructors with tools to easily assign, grade, and record homework and quizzes. Covering growth theory more completely than any other text, MACROECONOMICS delivers a unified model of macroeconomics that serves well for economics majors and nonmajors alike.
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Book details

List price: $77.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 1/3/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 7.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Introduction
Thinking about Macroeconomics
National-Income Accounting: Gross Domestic Product and the Price Level
Economic Growth
Introduction to Economic Growth
Working with the Solow Growth Model
Conditional Convergence and Long-Run Economic Growth
Economic Fluctuations
Markets, Prices, Supply, and Demand
Consumption, Saving, and Investment
An Equilibrium Business-Cycle Model
Capital Utilization and Unemployment
Money and Prices
The Demand for Money and the Price Level
Inflation, Money Growth, and Interest Rates
The Government Sector
Government Expenditure
Taxes
The Public Debt
Money and business cycles
Money and Business Cycles I: the Price-Misperceptions Model
Money and Business Cycles II: Sticky Prices and Nominal Wage Rates
International Macroeconomics
World Markets in Goods and Credit
Exchange Rates
Bibliography
Glossary
Index