Foundations of Macroeconomics, 8th edition

  • Robin Bade
  • Michael Parkin


Foundations of Macroeconomics 8th edition is an easy to read and structured around 3-4 concepts per chapter, this title does not inundate the student with irrelevant information. It is full of real-world situations to better underscore economic ideas.

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Table of contents

Part 1: Introduction

1. Getting Started

2. The U.S. and Global Economies

3. The Economic Problem

4. Demand and Supply


Part 2: Monitoring the Macroeconomy

5. GDP: A Measure of Total Production and Income

6. Jobs and Unemployment

7. The CPI and Cost of Living


Part 3: The Real Economy

8. Potential GDP and the Natural Unemployment Rate

9. Economic Growth

10. Finance, Saving and Investment


Part 4: The Money Economy

11. The Monetary System

12. Money, Interest and Inflation


Part 5: Economic Fluctuations

13. Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand

14. Aggregate Expenditure Multiplier

15. The Short-Run Policy Tradeoff


Part 6: Macroeconomic Policy

16. Fiscal Policy

17. Monetary Policy

18. International Trade Policy

19. International Finance



Published by Pearson (February 24th 2017) - Copyright © 2018