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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Signs Point to China Tariff Delay, but Decision Rests With TrumpTue, 10 Dec 2019 23:29:20 GMT
While many American officials are eager to avoid the new tariffs, the president could go either way.

How to Fix Pakistan’s Crashing EconomyTue, 10 Dec 2019 16:00:08 GMT
To change course, the country’s leaders must take on the moneyed elite and religious extremism.

Finland Is a Capitalist ParadiseSat, 07 Dec 2019 20:10:11 GMT
Can high taxes be good for business? You bet.

The Man Who Predicted Nazi GermanySat, 07 Dec 2019 15:45:56 GMT
In 1919, John Maynard Keynes foresaw the chaos that would follow from the Versailles peace treaty.

America Doesn’t Need France’s EconomySat, 07 Dec 2019 01:32:57 GMT
We’ll always have Paris. But please spare us the wealth tax.

Can a Coal Town Reinvent Itself?Fri, 06 Dec 2019 10:00:30 GMT
A coal town in southwestern Virginia has been trying for years. Hope is running thin.

I Was Once a Socialist. Then I Saw How It Worked.Fri, 06 Dec 2019 01:41:58 GMT
Two cheers for capitalism, now and forever.

OPEC and Russia Agree to Cuts in Oil Production to Push Up PricesThu, 05 Dec 2019 21:26:21 GMT
It remains to be seen whether the reduction in output will have an impact on prices amid a worldwide glut and cheating on agreements.

Japan Plans to Spend $120 Billion to Stimulate Slowing EconomyThu, 05 Dec 2019 08:38:14 GMT
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced the spending as the country’s economy has slowed because of reduced demand from China and tensions with South Korea.