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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How China’s Virus Outbreak Could Threaten the Global EconomyThu, 23 Jan 2020 12:48:16 GMT
Markets have tumbled as investors worry that Chinese shoppers will stay home for the Lunar New Year holiday and beyond. Economists say the possible impact isn’t yet clear.

China Poised to Buy More From U.S., at the Expense of U.S. AlliesThu, 23 Jan 2020 10:00:24 GMT
The trade truce may have eased tensions between the world’s two largest economies, but European and Latin American officials are worried it will come at a cost.

Wuhan Beyond the Coronavirus: Steel, Cars and Spicy NoodlesThu, 23 Jan 2020 06:25:18 GMT
The Chinese city of 11 million embodies the country’s surge from grinding poverty to industrial powerhouse.

The Myth of Middle-Class LiberalismWed, 22 Jan 2020 10:00:22 GMT
The bourgeois are supposed to ensure open, democratic societies. In fact, they rarely have.

Trump Focuses on Economy at Davos, Seeking a Counter to ImpeachmentTue, 21 Jan 2020 09:36:56 GMT
President Trump made his first appearance on the international stage since the House sent impeachment articles to the Senate, on the day his trial is set to begin in earnest.

The Davos Plutocrats Warm Up to TrumpMon, 20 Jan 2020 20:57:12 GMT
C.E.O.s have come to accept the president, in spite of his populist views and governance-by-Twitter style. Tax cuts and a record stock market speak volumes.

How Technology Saved China’s EconomyMon, 20 Jan 2020 20:00:07 GMT
To outsiders, China may seem like a surveillance state. But tech has fueled growth and helped stave off recession.

El pacto entre China y Estados Unidos podría continuar con la guerra comercialMon, 20 Jan 2020 17:04:07 GMT
El nuevo acuerdo entre los dos gigantes de la economía mundial deja intactos los asuntos más espinosos que los separan. Resolverlos podría llevar años.

Trump’s China Deal Creates Collateral Damage for Tech FirmsMon, 20 Jan 2020 10:00:20 GMT
Micron secured some gains from the China deal but it may end up suffering bigger losses from the broader U.S.-China battle.