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Macroeconomics

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ISBN-10: 0471575437

ISBN-13: 9780471575436

Edition: 4th 1993

Authors: Robert J. Barro

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Robert Barro's Macroeconomics has become the classic textbook presentation of the equilibrium approach to macroeconomics. In its first four editions, this book has shown undergraduates how market-clearing models with strong microeconomic foundations can be used to understand real-world phenomena and to evaluate alternative macroeconomic policies. Moreover, a single, unified framework works as well for short-term business fluctuation as for long-term economic growth. This latest edition includes the most recent theoretical and empirical developments in economic growth, recent evidence on the macroeconomics of labor markets and public finance, and up-to-date results on the interplay between nominal and real variables.
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List price: $90.95
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, John
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 640
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

The Approach to Macroeconomicsp. 1
Microeconomic Foundations and the Basic Market-Clearing Modelp. 39
Work Effort, Production, and Consumption - The Economics of Robinson Crusoep. 41
The Behavior of Households With Markets for Commodities and Creditp. 65
The Demand for Moneyp. 95
The Basic Market-Clearing Modelp. 117
The Labor Marketp. 145
Inflationp. 163
An Introduction to Inflation and Interest Ratesp. 165
Money, Inflation, and Interest Rates in the Market-Clearing Modelp. 187
Business Fluctuations, Unemployment, and Economic Growthp. 213
Investment and Real Business Cyclesp. 215
Unemploymentp. 245
Economic Growthp. 273
Government Behaviorp. 305
Government Purchases and Public Servicesp. 307
Taxes and Transfersp. 333
The Public Debtp. 361
The International Economyp. 393
World Markets in Goods and Creditp. 395
Exchange Ratesp. 423
Interactions Between the Monetary Sector and the Real Sectorp. 455
Financial Intermediationp. 457
The Interplay Between Nominal and Real Variables - What Is the Evidence?p. 489
Money and Business Fluctuations in the Market-Clearing Modelp. 513
The Keynesian Theory of Business Fluctuationsp. 539
Bibliographyp. 575
Glossaryp. 587
Author Indexp. I-1
Subject Indexp. I-5
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