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Macro Economy Today (The)

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Publisher Comments:

Brad Schiller's text, The Macro Economy Today, 11e, is noted for three great strengths: readability, policy orientation, and pedagogy. His accessible writing style engages students and brings some of the excitement of domestic and global economic news into the classroom. Schiller emphasizes how policymakers must choose between government intervention and market reliance to resolve the core issues of what, how, and for whom to produce. This strategic choice is highlighted throughout the full range of micro, macro, and international issues. Every chapter ends with a policy issue that emphasizes the markets vs. government dilemma. And Schiller packs his chapters with the facts of economic lifereal stories and applications. This is a book that teaches economics in a relevant context with careful pedagogy. It is also the only principles text that presents all macro theory in the single consistent context of the AS/AD framework.

Schiller, 11e is for students motivated by real-world policy issues who want to become economically literate. This is a book students actually READ. Schiller is also known for its cutting-edge and current coverage of todays issues.

Table of Contents

The Macro Economy Today, 11/e

Contents in Brief

Preface

Part 1 The Economic Challenge

Chapter 1 Economics: The Core Issues

Appendix: using Graphs

Chapter 2 The U.S. Economy: A Global View

Chapter 3 Supply and Demand

Chapter 4 The Public Sector

Part 2 Measuring Macro Outcomes

Chapter 5 National-Income Accounting

Chapter 6 Unemployment

Chapter 7 Inflation

Part 3 Cyclical Instability

Chapter 8 The Business Cycle

Chapter 9 Aggregate Demand

Appendix: The Keynesian Cross

Chapter 10 Self-Adjustment or Instability?

Part 4 Fiscal Policy Levers

Chapter 11 Fiscal Policy

Chapter 12 Deficits, Surpluses, and Debt

Part 5 Monetary Policy Options

Chapter 13 Money and Banks

Chapter 14 The Federal Reserve System

Chapter 15 Monetary Policy

Part 6 Supply-Side Options

Chapter 16 Supply-Side Policy: Short-run Options

Chapter 17 Growth and Productivity: Long-run Possibilities

Part 7 Policy Constraints

Chapter 18 Global Macro

Chapter 19 Theory versus Reality

Part 8 International Economics

Chapter 20 International trade

Chapter 21 International Finance

Chapter 22 Global Poverty

Glossary

Index

Reference Tables

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073287119
Publisher:
Academic Internet Publishers
Subject:
Macroeconomics
Author:
Schiller, Bradley R.
Author:
Cram101 Textbook Reviews
Subject:
Economics - Macroeconomics
Subject:
Economics - General
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
October 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
451
Dimensions:
10.84x8.52x.81 in. 2.47 lbs.

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