Principles of Macroeconomics, 6th Edition

Book Description

PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS, Sixth Edition, became a best seller after its introduction and continues to be the most popular and widely used text in the classroom. Instructors found it the perfect complement to their teaching. A text by a superb writer and economist that stressed the most important concepts without overwhelming students with an excess of detail was a formula that was quickly imitated, but has yet to be matched. The sixth edition features a strong revision of content in all twenty-three chapters. Dozens of new applications emphasize the real-world relevance of for today's students through interesting news articles, realistic case studies, and engaging problems. The premier ancillary package is the most extensive in the industry, using a team of instructors/preparers that have been with the since the first edition. The text material is again fully integrated into Aplia, the best-selling online homework solution. "I have tried to put myself in the position of someone seeing for the first time. My goal is to emphasize the material that students should and do find interesting about the study of the ."--N. Gregory Mankiw.

Table of Contents

PART I: Introduction
Chapter 1 Ten Principles of Economics
Chapter 2 Thinking Like an Economist
Chapter 3 Interdependence and the Gains from Trade

PART II: How Work
Chapter 4 The Market Forces of Supply and Demand
Chapter 5 Elasticity and Its Application
Chapter 6 Supply, Demand, and Government Policies

PART III: Markets and Welfare
Chapter 7 Consumers, Producers, and the Efficiency of Markets
Chapter 8 Application: The Costs of Taxation
Chapter 9 Application: International Trade

PART IV: The Data of -economics
Chapter 10 Measuring a Nation’s Income
Chapter 11 Measuring the Cost of Living

PART V: The Real Economy in the Long Run
Chapter 12 Production and Growth
Chapter 13 Saving, Investment, and the Financial System
Chapter 14 The Basic Tools of Finance
Chapter 15 Unemployment

PART VI: Money and Prices in the Long Run
Chapter 16 The Monetary System
Chapter 17 Money Growth and Inflation

PART VII: The Macro-economics of Open Economies
Chapter 18 Open-Economy Macroeconomics: Basic Concepts
Chapter 19 A Macroeconomic Theory of the Open Economy

PART VIII: Short-Run Fluctuations
Chapter 20 Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
Chapter 21 The Influence of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand
Chapter 22 The Short-Run Trade-off between Inflation and Unemployment

PART IX: Final Thoughts
Chapter 23 Six Debates over Macroeconomic Policy

Book Details

  • Title: Principles of Macroeconomics, 6th Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 576 pages
  • Edition: 6
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2011-02-04
  • ISBN-10: 0538453060
  • ISBN-13: 9780538453066