1 Introduction to Macroeconomics
2 Measuring the Macroeconomy
3 An Overview of Long-Run Economic Growth
4 A Model of Production
5 The Solow Growth Model
6 Growth and Ideas
7 The Labor Market, Wages, and Unemployment
8 Inflation
9 An Overview of the Short-Run Model
10 The IS Curve
11 Monetary Policy and the Phillips Curve
12 Stabilization Policy and the AS/AD Framework
13 The Global Financial Crisis: Overview
14 The Global Financial Crisis and the Short-Run Model
15 The Government and the Macroeconomy
16 International Trade
17 Exchange Rates and International Finance
18 Parting Thoughts




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Turmoil for Turkey’s TrumpThu, 24 May 2018 23:00:01 GMT
Incompetence at the top doesn’t really matter, until it does.

Aboard Trump’s Terrifying North Korea Roller CoasterThu, 24 May 2018 15:55:04 GMT
The Nobel Prize for Distinguished Warmongering goes to ...

Emerging Markets Are Worrying Investors, AgainWed, 23 May 2018 21:16:34 GMT
Argentina and now Turkey have been forced to raise interest rates to defend their currencies from growing pressure on emerging markets.

Turkey’s Currency Plunges, Potentially Threatening Erdogan’s Re-election BidWed, 23 May 2018 21:05:56 GMT
The president called early elections hoping to get out ahead of economic troubles, but the lira’s dive caught up with him before the June vote.

Chances of China Trade Win Undercut by Trump Team InfightingTue, 22 May 2018 00:12:13 GMT
Ceaseless infighting and jockeying for influence on the White House’s trade team helped deprive the president of a quick victory on his most cherished policy issue.

U.S. Places New Sanctions on Venezuela Day After ElectionMon, 21 May 2018 20:25:23 GMT
The penalties, which bar U.S. companies and citizens from buying debt from the Venezuelan government, were devised to keep President Nicolás Maduro from selling off government debt to enrich himself.

In Hard-Line Speech, Pompeo Criticizes Iran’s BehaviorMon, 21 May 2018 16:17:17 GMT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a remarkably hard-line speech about Iran, offering no concessions to European leaders who want to do business with Tehran.

Venezuela’s Election: ‘Nobody Wants to Be a Pawn in a Game’Sun, 20 May 2018 11:13:16 GMT
We asked readers in Venezuela to describe living with low wages, runaway inflation and shortages as a presidential election approached. Here is what they said.

Hand-Me-Down Plane That Crashed Reflects a Cuban Air Industry in CrisisSat, 19 May 2018 15:19:44 GMT
The 39-year-old plane is a powerful symbol of the troubled aviation industry. As tourism surges, Cuba’s national airline struggles to buy planes and maintain its fleet.