Principles of Macroeconomics, 13th edition

  • Karl E. Case
  • Ray C. Fair
  • Sharon E. Oster

Overview

NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of the MyLab™and Mastering™ platforms exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use MyLab or Mastering, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide.

 

Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson

If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the MyLab platform may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase.

 

For one-semester courses in the principles of macroeconomics.

This ISBN is for the MyLab access card. Pearson eText is included.

 

An introduction to the functioning of the economy and the power and breadth of economics

Reviewers tell us that Case/Fair/Oster is one of the all-time bestselling principles of economics texts because they trust it to be clear, thorough, and complete. Readers of Principles of Macroeconomics, 13th Edition come away with a basic understanding of how market economies function, an appreciation for the things they do well, and a sense of things they do poorly. With the latest research and added exercises, students begin to learn the art and science of economic thinking and start to look at some policy, and even personal decisions, in a different way.

 

Personalize learning with MyLab Economics

By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, MyLab personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.

Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

1. The Scope and Method of Economics

2. The Economic Problem: Scarcity and Choice

3. Demand, Supply, and Market Equilibrium

4. Demand and Supply Applications

 

PART II: CONCEPTS AND PROBLEMS IN MACROECONOMICS

5. Introduction to Macroeconomics

6. Measuring National Output and National Income

7. Unemployment, Inflation, and Long-Run Growth

 

PART III: THE CORE OF MACROECONOMIC THEORY

8. Aggregate Expenditure and Equilibrium Output

9. The Government and Fiscal Policy

10. Money, the Federal Reserve, and the Interest Rate

11. The Determination of Aggregate Output, the Price Level, and the Interest Rate

12. Policy Effects and Cost Shocks in the AS/AD Model

13. The Labor Market in the Macroeconomy

 

PART IV: FURTHER MACROECONOMICS ISSUES

14. Financial Crises, Stabilization, and Deficits

15. Household and Firm Behavior in the Macroeconomy: A Further Look

16. Long-Run Growth

17. Alternative Views in Macroeconomics

 

PART V: THE WORLD ECONOMY

18. International Trade, Comparative Advantage, and Protectionism

19. Open-Economy Macroeconomics: The Balance of Payments and Exchange Rates

20. Economic Growth in Developing Economies

 

PART VI: METHODOLOGY

21. Critical Thinking about Research

Published by Pearson (May 8th 2019) - Copyright © 2020