Macroeconomics: A Modern Approach by Robert J. Barro

Macroeconomics: A Modern Approach

byRobert J. Barro, Apostolos Serletis

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Offering a uniquely modern presentation of macroeconomics, this Canadian text makes it easy for instructors to emphasize a solid microfoundations, real-business cycle approach. In the all-new Macroeconomics: A Modern Approach, First Canadian Edition, leading economists Robert J. Barro and Paul Serletis couple an 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 Canadian and global 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. Covering growth theory more completely than any other text, Macroeconomics delivers a unified model of macroeconomics that serves well for economics majors and non-majors alike.

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Born in New York City, Robert Barro moved to Los Angeles, where he studied undergraduate physics at Caltech, including classes from the famous Richard Feynman. He changed his focus to economics for graduate school at Harvard University. Dr. Barro returned to Harvard as a professor in 1987. He served as president of the Western Economic...
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Title:Macroeconomics: A Modern ApproachFormat:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 9.8 × 7.6 × 0.4 inPublished:December 29, 2008Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176500588

ISBN - 13:9780176500580

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Preface viiiAuthor xxPart One: Introduction Chapter 1: Thinking about Macroeconomics Chapter 2: National Income Accounting: Gross Domestic Product and the Price Level Part Two: Economic Growth Chapter 3: Introduction to Economic Growth Chapter 4: Working with the Solow Growth Model Chapter 5: Conditional Convergence and Long-Run Economic Growth Part Three: Economic Fluctuations Chapter 6: Markets, Prices, Supply and Demand Chapter 7: Consumption, Saving and Investment Chapter 8: An Equilibrium Business Cycle Model Chapter 9: Capital Utilization and Unemployment Part Four: Money and Prices Chapter 10: The Demand for Money and the Price Level Chapter 11: Inflation, Money Growth and the Interest RatesPart Five: The Government Factor Chapter 12: Government Expenditure Chapter 13: Taxes Chapter 14: Public Debt Part Six: Money and Business Cycles Chapter 15: Money and Business Cycles I: The Price-Misperceptions Model Chapter 16: Money and Business Cycles II: Sticky Prices and Nominal Wage Rates Part Seven: International Macroeconomics Chapter 17: World Markets in Goods and Credit Chapter 18: Exchange Rates Bibliography Glossary Index