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Author: David C Colander
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7. editionView all editions and formats
Written in an informal colloquial style, this student-friendly Principles of Macroeconomics textbook does not sacrifice intellectual depth in its quest for accessibility. The author's primary concern is to instill "economic sensibility" in the student. Colander emphasizes the intellectual and historical context to which the economic models are applied. The seventh edition has been significantly revised to make it  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David C Colander
ISBN: 0073343668 9780073343662
OCLC Number: 484772499
Description: 475 s
Contents: I: Introduction: Thinking like an Economist; Chapter 1: Economics and Economic Reasoning; Chapter 2: The Production Possibility Model, Trade, and Globalization. Appendix A: Graphish: The Language of Graphs; Chapter 3: Economic institutions; Appendix A: The History of Economic Systems; Chapter 4: Supply and Demand; Chapter 5: Using Supply and Demand; I: Macroeconomics Problems; Chapter 6: Economic Growth, Business Cycles, Unemployment, and Inflation; Chapter 7: Measuring the Aggregate Economy; II: The Macroeconomic Framework; Chapter 8: Growth, Productivity, and the Wealth of Nations; Chapter 9: The Aggregate Demand/Aggregate Supply Model; Chapter 10: The Multiplier Model; III: Money, Inflation, and Monetary Policy; Chapter 11: The Financial Sector and the Demand for Money; Chapter 12: Monetary Policy; Chapter 13: Inflation and the Phillips Curve; IV: Taxes, Budgets, and Fiscal Policy; Chapter 14: Fiscal Policy and Public Finance; Chapter 15: Politics, Deficits, and Debt; Chapter 16: International Trade Policy, Comparative Advantage, and Outsourcing; Chapter 17: International Policy Issues; Chapter 18: Macro Policy in a Global Setting; Chapter 19: Macro Policies in Developing Countries


Aims to instill "economic sensibility" in the student. This work emphasizes the intellectual and historical context to which the economic models are applied. It is simpler, shorter, more organized  Read more...


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