Principles of Macroeconomics, Second Edition

Paperback | December 15, 2011

bySoumyen Sikdar

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This book provides a lucid and concise introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of macroeconomics. With India-centric examples, data, and case studies, it provides an overview of governmental policies and measures crucial to economic growth and development. Revised and updated,the second edition offers discussion on major schools of macroeconomic thought and the key economic variables; detailed overview of monetary and fiscal policies under various regimes; analysis of long-run economic growth discussing important growth models and theory; and newly expanded sections onbusiness cycles, consumption theory, and economic liberalization.Written in an accessible and reader-friendly style, it presents a wider coverage of themes, updated statistics, tables, boxes, and illustrations, numerical examples, chapter-end exercises, and summary points, modeled in the Indian context. It will serve as an indispensible introductory text forundergraduate students and teachers of macroeconomics.

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This book provides a lucid and concise introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of macroeconomics. With India-centric examples, data, and case studies, it provides an overview of governmental policies and measures crucial to economic growth and development. Revised and updated,the second edition offers discussion on major ...

Soumyen Sikdar is Professor, Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta. He was earlier Professor in Economics at the University of Calcutta.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:248 pagesPublished:December 15, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019807736X

ISBN - 13:9780198077367

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Measuring the Economy's Performance3. Theory of Income Determination4. Money, Interest, and Income5. Fiscal and Monetary Policy6. The Banking System, Supply of Money, and the Conduct of Monetary Policy7. Opening up the Economy8. Determination of the Aggregate Price Level9. The Problem of Inflation10. Economic Growth11. Special TopicsGlossaryReferencesndex