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ECON MACRO, 6th Edition

  • includes MindTap Printed Access Card
  • William A. McEachern
  • ISBN-10: 1337408735
  • ISBN-13: 9781337408738
  • 384 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2017, 2015, 2012
  • COPYRIGHT: 2019 Published
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About the Product

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About the Author

William A. McEachern

Dr. William A. McEachern began teaching large sections of economic principles shortly after joining the University of Connecticut. Several years later he began offering teaching workshops around the country. The University of Connecticut Alumni Association conferred on him its Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award in 2000. He earlier won the Association's award for Distinguished Public Service. Dr. McEachern has published books and monographs on public finance, public policy, and industrial organization, including MANAGERIAL CONTROL AND PERFORMANCE (D.C. Heath and Company). His research has also appeared in edited volumes, such as READINGS IN PUBLIC CHOICE ECONOMICS (University of Michigan Press), INTERNATIONAL HANDBOOK ON TEACHING AND LEARNING ECONOMICS (Edward Elgar Publishing), and RETHINKING ECONOMIC PRINCIPLES (Irwin Publishing), He has also published in a variety of refereed journals, including Economic Inquiry, National Tax Journal, Quarterly Review of Economic and Business, Journal of Industrial Economics, Kyklos, Econ Journal Watch, and Public Choice. His principles of economics textbooks have been translated into Spanish, Chinese, and Bahasa Indonesia, and have been adapted for Australia and for India. He is the founding editor of THE TEACHING ECONOMIST, a newsletter that for a quarter of a century has focused on teaching economics at the college level. Dr. McEachern has advised federal, state, and local governments on policy matters and has been quoted in media such as the New York Times, Times of London, Wall Street Journal USA Today and Reader's Digest. He, earned an undergraduate degree with honors from College of the Holy Cross, served three years as a U.S. Army officer, and earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Virginia.

Table of Contents

1. The Art and Science of Economic Analysis.
2. Economic Tools and Economic Systems.
3. Economic Decision Makers.
4. Demand, Supply, and Markets.
5. Introduction to Macroeconomics.
6. Tracking the U. S. Economy.
7. Unemployment and Inflation.
8. Productivity and Growth.
9. Aggregate Demand.
10. Aggregate Supply.
11. Fiscal Policy.
12. Federal Budgets and Public Policy.
13. Money and the Financial System.
14. Banking and the Money Supply.
15. Monetary Theory and Policy.
16. Macro Policy Debate: Active or Passive?
17. International Trade.
18. International Finance.
19. Economic Development.

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Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Companion Website  (ISBN-10: 1337408751 | ISBN-13: 9781337408752)

Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-specific lecture and class tools is available online via www.cengage.com/login. Access and download PowerPoint presentations, images, instructor’s manual, and more.

Cengage Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1337408832 | ISBN-13: 9781337408837)

Cengage Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit and manipulate content from the text's Test Bank or elsewhere--including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom or wherever you want. Every question has undergone a series of accuracy checks and anti-piracy reviews, as well as a multi-point inspection to remove weak question options--e.g., all answers are correct--sharpen ambiguous questions and ensure balanced coverage of major course concepts, difficulty levels and Bloom’s Taxonomy.

Instructor's Edition  (ISBN-10: 1337408808 | ISBN-13: 9781337408806)

Version for Instructor Review. This version of the textbook includes the same chapter content as the Student Version, but replaces the Chapter Review cards with Prep Cards. Perfect for the experienced instructor looking to try something new or the first-timer coming to the course fresh, Prep Cards offer additional examples, in-class activities, information on the supplements, and more to help you plan your course and enhance your lecture.