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Principles of Macroeconomics, v. 2.1
- By: Libby Rittenberg and Timothy Tregarthen
- Version: 2.1
- Pub Date: July 2014
- eISBN: 978-1-4533-6487-1
- Pages: 562
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Table of Contents:
- About the Authors
- Chapter 1: Economics: The Study of Choice
- Chapter 2: Confronting Scarcity: Choices in Production
- Chapter 3: Demand and Supply
- Chapter 4: Applications of Demand and Supply
- Chapter 5: Macroeconomics: The Big Picture
- Chapter 6: Measuring Total Output and Income
- Chapter 7: Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
- Chapter 8: Economic Growth
- Chapter 9: The Nature and Creation of Money
- Chapter 10: Financial Markets and the Economy
- Chapter 11: Monetary Policy and the Fed
- Chapter 12: Government and Fiscal Policy
- Chapter 13: Consumption and the Aggregate Expenditures Model
- Chapter 14: Investment and Economic Activity
- Chapter 15: Net Exports and International Finance
- Chapter 16: Inflation and Unemployment
- Chapter 17: A Brief History of Macroeconomic Thought and Policy
- Chapter 18: Inequality, Poverty, and Discrimination
- Chapter 19: Economic Development
- Chapter 20: Socialist Economies in Transition
- Appendix A: Graphs in Economics
- Appendix B: Extensions of the Aggregate Expenditures Model
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Principles of Macroeconomics, v. 2.1
Libby Rittenberg & Timothy Tregarthen
WHAT'S NEW IN 2.1:
- UPDATED CHAPTERS:
Chapters thoroughly incorporate the recent recession and recovery— placing it in historical and theoretical context, including the controversies surrounding how the government responded to it.
- NEW CONTENT COVERAGE:
- Provide an accessible, straightforward, and clearly written overview of macroeconomics
- “HEADS UP”:
- ”YOU TRY IT”:
- ”CASE IN POINT”:
Updated chapters cover relevant topics such as the history of hyperinflations, assessing growth prospects in different countries, controversy on how to manage the increase in U.S. government debt, and trade issues during the Great Recession.
Libby Rittenberg and Timothy Tregarthen’s goals in writing Principles of Macroeconomics, v. 2.1 were simple:
Each concept is covered with a ”Heads Up“section to clarify potentially confusing aspects.
This section encourages students to walk through scenarios related to each concept and idea.
This section uses a real-world applications to harness concepts in reality.
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