text.skipToContent text.skipToNavigation

Macroeconomics, 2nd edition

  • Daron Acemoglu
  • David Laibson
  • John List

Published by Pearson (July 11th 2017) - Copyright © 2018

2nd edition

Unfortunately, this item is not available in your country.

Overview

For courses in Principles of Macroeconomics.

 

An evidence-based approach to economics

Throughout Macroeconomics, 2nd Edition, authors Daron Acemoglu, David Laibson, and John List use real economic questions and data to help readers learn about the world around them. Taking a fresh approach, they use the themes of optimization, equilibrium, and empiricism to not only illustrate the power of simple economic ideas, but also to explain and predict what’s happening in today’s society. Each chapter begins with an empirical question that is relevant to the life of the reader, and is later answered using data in the Evidence-Based Economics feature. As a result of the text’s practical emphasis, readers will learn to apply economic principles to guide the decisions they make in their own lives.

 

Also available with MyLab Economics

MyLab™ Economics is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Learn more.


Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab Economics does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab Economics, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.


If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab Economics, search for:

 

0134641477 / 9780134641478 Macroeconomics Plus MyLab Economics with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 2/e

 

Package consists of:

  • 0134492056 / 9780134492056 Macroeconomics
  • 013451906X / 9780134519067 MyLab Economics with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Macroeconomics

Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS 

1. The Principles and Practice of Economics

2. Economic Methods and Economic Questions

3. Optimization: Doing the Best You Can

4. Demand, Supply, and Equilibrium

 

PART II: INTRODUCTION TO MACROECONOMICS 

5. The Wealth of Nations: Defining and Measuring Macroeconomic Aggregates

6. Aggregate Incomes

 

PART III: LONG-RUN GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT 

7. Economic Growth

8. Why Isn’t the Whole World Developed?

 

PART IV: EQUILIBRIUM IN THE MACROECONOMY 

9. Employment and Unemployment

10. Credit Markets

11. The Monetary System

 

PART V: SHORT-RUN FLUCTUATIONS AND MACROECONOMICS POLICY

12. Short-Run Fluctuations

13. Countercyclical Macroeconomic Policy

 

PART VI: MACROECONOMICS IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY 

14. Macroeconomics and International Trade

15. Open Economy Macroeconomics

 

CHAPTERS ON THE WEB 

1. Financial Decision Making

2. Economics of Life, Health, and the Environment

3. Political Economy

For teachers

All the material you need to teach your courses.

Discover teaching material