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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Economics in the News

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Jacob Zuma and the Theft of South Africa
The A.N.C. needs to move away from the president’s corrupt politics and look for solutions not based on crude nationalism and racial essentialism.

Senegal Opens Airport in Bid to Jump-Start Economy
The nation and its president have high hopes that the $575 million airport will help it become a regional powerhouse.

Obsession With Iran Is Driving the Mideast and the U.S. Crazy
There are better ways to respond to Iran’s attempts to spread its influence.

What China Can Teach Developing Nations About Building Power
China has embraced globalization, aiming to become an example for emerging economies.

How New Yorkers Would Lose Under the Republican Tax Bill
The legislation could send home prices tumbling, increase the region’s tax burden and make it harder for local governments to pay for infrastructure.

The Plot Behind Saudi Arabia’s Fight With Qatar
A continuing quarrel with Qatar masks the simmering tensions within the Saudi kingdom.

Trudeau Steps Up on Trade for Canada, as America Under Trump Pulls Back
Partly as insurance against Nafta’s collapse and perhaps a way to show Washington it has options, Canada is chasing after other free trade deals.

In a Venezuela Ravaged by Inflation, ‘a Race for Survival’
Venezuelans of all classes have been hit hard by sharply rising costs, and the economic turmoil has turned the most basic tasks — like food shopping and commuting — into feats of endurance.

China’s Next Potential Boom Spot: The Places People Overlook
New highways and trains and changes in farming are opening up the country’s poorer cities and rural areas, long laggards amid China’s torrid growth.