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Macroeconomics for today

Author: Irvin B Tucker
Publisher: Australia ; United States : South-Western Cengage Learning, [2014?] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th edition, International editionView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Irvin B Tucker
ISBN: 9781133435051 113343505X 9781133582144 1133582141
OCLC Number: 855195649
Notes: Includes index.
Previous edition published as: Macroeconomics for today's world / Irvin B. Tucker. 2011.
Description: xxxi, 624 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS.1. Introducing the Economic Way of Thinking.Appendix: Applying Graphs to Economics.2. Production Possibilities, Opportunity Cost, and Economic Growth.PART II: MICROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS.3. Market Demand and Supply.Appendix: Consumer Surplus, Producer Surplus, and Market Efficiency.4. Markets in Action.Appendix: Applying Supply and Demand Analysis to Health Care.PART III: MACROECONOMIC FUNDAMENTALS.5. Gross Domestic Product.Appendix: A Four-Sector Circular Flow Model.6. Business Cycles and Unemployment.7. Inflation.PART IV: MACROECONOMIC THEORY AND POLICY.8. The Keynesian Model.9. The Keynesian Model in Action.10. Aggregate Demand and Supply.Appendix: The Self-Correcting Aggregate Demand and Supply Model.11. Fiscal Policy.12. The Public Sector.13. Federal Deficits, Surpluses, and the National Debt.PART V: MONEY, BANKING, AND MONETARY POLICY14. Money and the Federal Reserve System.15. Money Creation.16. Monetary Policy.Appendix: Policy Disputes Using the Self-Correcting Aggregate Demand and Supply Model.17. The Phillips Curve and Expectations Theory.PART VI: THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMY.18. International Trade and Finance.19. Economies in Transition.20. Growth and the Less-Developed Countries.Appendix A Answers to Odd-Numbered Study Questions and Problems.Appendix B Answers to Practice Quizzes.Appendix C Answers to Road Map Questions.
Responsibility: Irvin B. Tucker.


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