Macroeconomics

Paperback | December 8, 2005

byDavid Colander, Duane Rockerbie, Charlene Richter

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Written in a very student oriented writing style, Colander, Rockerbie, Richter Macroeconomics, engages the student with interesting "stories" and emphasizes the intellectual and historical context to which economic models are applied.
Students today are more interested in policy issues and the authors present the basics of economic reasoning as it relates to policy questions. The author's primary goal is to instill students with "economic sensibility" and uses the integration of policy discussion and thought provoking economic stories to achieve this result.

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Written in a very student oriented writing style, Colander, Rockerbie, Richter Macroeconomics, engages the student with interesting "stories" and emphasizes the intellectual and historical context to which economic models are applied. Students today are more interested in policy issues and the authors present the basics of economic rea...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:280 pages, 10 × 8.5 × 0.8 inPublished:December 8, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0070946434

ISBN - 13:9780070946439

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1Economics and Economic Reasoning

Appendix A: The Language of Graphs

Chapter 2The Economic Organization of Society

Appendix A: The History of Economic Systems

Chapter 3The Canadian Economy in a Global Setting

Chapter 4Supply and Demand

Appendix A: Algebraic Representations of Supply, Demand, and Equilibrium

I. Macroeconomic Issues and The Long Run

Chapter 5Economic Growth, Business Cycles, Unemployment and Inflation

Appendix A: Nonmainstream Approaches to Macroeconomics (Web Appendix)

Chapter 6National Income Accounting

Appendix A: Calculating Real GDP

Chapter 7Growth, Productivity, and Wealth in the Long Run

II. The Macroeconomic Framework in the Short Run

Chapter 8The Goods Market and the Aggregate Expenditures Model

Chapter 9The Aggregate Demand - Aggregate Supply (AD-AS) Model

III. Policy Issues

Chapter 10The AD-AS Model and Fiscal Policy

Chapter 11Politics, Surpluses, Deficits, and Debt

Appendix A: Inflation Expectations and the Fisher Condition
Appendix B: Changes in the Debt-GDP Ratio

Chapter 12The Money Market and the AD-AS Model

Appendix A: The Inventory Approach to the Transactions Demand for Money

Chapter 13Money, Banking, and the Financial Sector

Appendix A: A Closer Look at Financial Institutions and Financial Markets
Appendix B: Valuing Stocks and Bonds

Chapter 14The AD-AS Model and Monetary Policy

Appendix: The Effect of Monetary Policy Using T-Accounts

Chapter 15The Inflation and Unemployment Trade-off

IV. International Policy Issues

Chapter 16The Balance of Payments, the Exchange Rate, and Trade Policy

Appendix A: History of Exchange Rate Systems

Chapter 17Fiscal and Monetary Policies in the Open Economy AD-AS Model

V. Macroeconomic Policy in an Uncertain World

Web chapter

Chapter 18Tools, Rules, and Money