Principles of Macroeconomics, 8th Edition
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Principles of Macroeconomics focuses on seven core principles to produce economic naturalists through active learning. By eliminating overwhelming detail and focusing on core principles, students from all backgrounds are able to gain a deeper understanding of economics. Focused on helping students become "economic naturalists," people who employ basic economic principles to understand and explain what they observe in the world around them. COVID-19 pandemic content, analysis, and examples further engage students. With engaging questions, explanations, exercises and videos, the authors help students relate economic principles to a host of everyday experiences such as going to the ATM or purchasing airline tickets. Throughout this process, the authors encourage students to become "economic naturalists." Author developed Learning Glass concept overview videos and Worked Problem videos give students an overview of challenging and important concepts. With new videos and engagement tools in Connect, like Application-Based Activities, alongside SmartBook's adaptive reading experience, the 8th edition enables instructors to spend class time engaging, facilitating, and answering questions instead of lecturing on the basics.
1. Thinking Like an Economist
2. Comparative Advantage
3. Supply and Demand
PART 2: Macroeconomic: Issues and Data
4. Macroeconomics: The Bird’s-Eye View of the Economy
5. Measuring Economic Activity: GDP and Unemployment
6. Measuring the Price Level and Inflation 137
PART 3: The Economy in the Long Run
7. Economic Growth, Productivity, and Living Standards
8. The Labor Market: Workers, Wages, and Unemployment
9. Saving and Capital Formation
10. Money, Prices, and the Federal Reserve
11. Financial Markets and International Capital Flows
PART 4: The Economy in the Short Run
12. Short-Term Economic Fluctuations: An Introduction
13. Spending and Output in the Short Run
14. Stabilizing the Economy: The Role of the Fed
15. Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply, and Inflation
PART 5: The International Economy
16. International Trade and Trade Policy
17. Exchange Rates and the Open Economy
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