Principles of Macroeconomics 2e covers the scope and sequence of most introductory economics courses. The text includes many current examples, which are handled in a politically equitable way. The outcome is a balanced approach to the theory and application of economics concepts. The second edition has been thoroughly revised to increase clarity, update data and current event impacts, and incorporate the feedback from many reviewers and adopters.Changes made in Principles of Macroeconomics 2e are described in the preface and the transition guide to help instructors transition to the second edition.
By the end of this section, you will be able to:
Discuss twin deficits as they related to budget and trade deficit
Explain the relationship between budget deficits and exchange rates
Explain the relationship between budget deficits and inflation
Identify causes of recessions
By the end of this section, you will be able to:Explain how we can use GDP to compare the economic welfare of different nationsCalculate the conversion of GDP to a common currency by using exchange ratesCalculate GDP per capita using population data
This module covers:Measuring the Size of the Economy: Gross Domestic ProductAdjusting Nominal Values to Real ValuesTracking Real GDP over TimeComparing GDP among CountriesHow Well GDP Measures the Well-Being of Society