Macroeconomics in Context, 2nd Edition

Macroeconomics in Context, 2nd Edition

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Macroeconomics in Context lays out the principles of macroeconomics in a manner that is thorough, up to date, and relevant to students. Like its counterpart, Microeconomics in Context, the book is attuned to economic realities--and it has a bargain price. The in Context books offer affordability, engaging treatment of high-interest topics from sustainability to financial crisis and rising inequality, and clear, straightforward presentation of economic theory. Policy issues are presented in context--historical, institutional, social, political, and ethical--and always with reference to human well-being.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 203 x 254 x 15.24mm | 1,179g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 0765638746
  • 9780765638748
  • 713,915

Table of contents

Part I. The Context for Economic Analysis 0. Macroeconomics and Well-Being 1. Economic Activity in Context 2. Useful Tools and Concepts 3. What Economies Do 4. Supply and Demand Part II. Macroeconomic Basics 5. Macroeconomic Measurement: The Current Approach 6. Macroeconomic Measurement: Environmental and Social Dimensions 7. The Structure of the U.S. Economy 8. Employment, Unemployment, and Wages Part III. Macroeconomic Theory and Policy 9. Aggregate Demand and Economic Fluctuations 10. Fiscal Policy 11. Money, Banking, and Finance 12. The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy 13. Aggregate Supply, Aggregate Demand, and Inflation: Putting It All Together 14. The Global Economy and Policy Part IV. Macroeconomic Issues and Applications 15. The Financial Crisis and the Great Recession 16. Deficits and Debt 17. How Economies Grow and Develop 18. Growth and Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century
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About Brian Roach

Neva Goodwin is Co-Director of the Global Development And Environment Institute at Tufts University, USA and Co-Chair of the Board of the New Economics Institute.

Jonathan Harris is Senior Research Associate and Director, Theory and Education Program, Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University, USA.

Julie Nelson is Department Chair and Professor of Economics, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA.

Brian Roach is Research Associate, Theory and Education Program, Global Development and Environment Institute, Tufts University, USA.

Mariano Torras is Professor in the Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics, Adelphi University, USA.
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