• ISBN-10: 1-4292-3998-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4292-3998-1
  • Paper Text , 512 pages

Second Edition   ©2012

Modern Principles: Macroeconomics

Tyler Cowen

Alex Tabarrok

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First Day of Class »
1. The Big Ideas
2. The Power of Trade and Comparative Advantage
 
Supply and Demand
3. Supply and Demand
4. Equilibrium: How Supply and Demand Determine Prices
5. Price Ceilings and Price Floors   
 
Economic Growth
6. GDP and The Measurement of Progress
7. The Wealth of Nations and Economic Growth
Appendix: The Magic of Compound Growth: Using a Spreadsheet
8. Growth, Capital Accumulation and the Economics of Ideas: Catching Up vs. The Cutting Edge
Appendix: Excellent Growth
9. Savings, Investment, and the Financial System
Appendix: Bond Pricing and Arbitrage
10. Stock Markets and Personal Finance 
 
Business Fluctuations
11. Unemployment and Labor Force Participation
12. Inflation and the Quantity Theory of Money
Appendix: Get Real! An Excellent Adventure
13. Business Fluctuations: Aggregate Demand and Supply
14. Transmission and Amplification Mechanisms
Appendix: Business Fluctuations and the Solow Model
 
Macroeconomic Policy and Institutions
15. The Federal Reserve System and Open Market Operations
Appendix: The Money Multiplier Process in Detail
16. Monetary Policy
17. The Federal Budget: Taxes and Spending
18. Fiscal Policy
 
International Economics
19. International Trade
20. International Finance
21. Political Economy and Public Choice