Macroeconomics: Principles and Policy, 13th Edition
- William J. Baumol
- Alan S. Blinder
- ISBN-10: 1305280601
- ISBN-13: 9781305280601
- 464 Pages | Paperback
- Previous Editions: 2012, 2011, 2009
- COPYRIGHT: 2016 Published
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PART I: GETTING ACQUAINTED WITH ECONOMICS.
1. What Is Economics?
2. The Economy: Myth and Reality.
3. The Fundamental Economic Problem: Scarcity and Choice.
4. Supply and Demand: An Initial Look.
PART II: THE MACROECONOMY: AGGREGATE SUPPLY AND DEMAND.
5. An Introduction to Macroeconomics.
6. The Goals of Macroeconomic Policy.
7. Economic Growth: Theory and Policy.
8. Aggregate Demand and the Powerful Consumer.
9. Demand-Side Equilibrium: Unemployment or Inflation?
10. Bringing in the Supply Side: Unemployment and Inflation?
PART III: FISCAL AND MONETARY POLICY.
11. Managing Aggregate Demand: Fiscal Policy.
12. Money and the Banking System.
13. Monetary Policy: Conventional and Unconventional.
14. The Financial Crisis and the Great Recession.
15. The Debate over Monetary and Fiscal Policy.
16. Budget Deficits in the Short and Long Run.
17. The Trade-Off Between Inflation and Unemployment.
PART IV: THE UNITED STATES IN THE WORLD ECONOMY.
18. International Trade and Comparative Advantage.
19. The International Monetary System: Order or Disorder?
20. Exchange Rates and the Macroeconomy.
Appendix: Answers to Odd-Numbered Test Yourself Questions.
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