9780321416599

The Economics of Macro Issues

  • ISBN 13:

    9780321416599

  • ISBN 10:

    0321416597

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2008
  • Publisher: Addison Wesley
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

The Economics of Macro Issuesis a collection of brief, relevant readings that spark independent thinking and classroom discussions in principles of economics courses.The Miracle of Economic Growth:Rich Nation, Poor Nation; Return of the Luddites: Technophobia and Economic Growth; The Dragon and the Tigers: Economic Growth in Asia; Immigrants and Economic Growth; Outsourcing and Economic Growth; Poverty and Economic Growth.The Business Cycle, Unemployment, and Inflation:Whatrs"s in a Word? Plenty, If Itrs"s the "R" Word; The Case of the Disappearing Workers; The Graying of the Workforce; The Problem with Deflation; The Problem with Inflation; Measuring GDP.Fiscal Policy:The Return of Big Government; The Myths of Social Security; Macro Disasters; The Brain Gain; Tax Cuts: When They Matter, When They Donrs"t; Simplifying the Federal Tax System (Donrs"t Hold Your Breath); Raising the Debt Ceiling-Whatrs"s a Few of Trillion Dollars, More or Less?.Monetary Policy and Financial Institutions:The Future of the Fed: New Economy Versus Inflation-targeting; Monetary Policy and Interest Rates; The Savings Glut; Beating the Market; Donrs"t Worry: Your Deposits are Insured.International Trade and Finance:The Opposition to Free Trade; The $750,000 Job; The Trade Revolution in Textiles; The Trade Deficit; The Dollar versus the Euro: Winner Take All?For all readers interested in macroeconomic issues.

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