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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China’s Economic Growth Slows as Challenges MountFri, 18 Oct 2019 02:07:11 GMT
The U.S. trade war is only part of the problem, as Beijing grapples with weakening investment and falling car sales.



Unpacking the Trade DeficitThu, 17 Oct 2019 10:00:10 GMT
Tariffs don’t work the way Trump seems to think they do.



Trump’s China Deal Leaves the Global Economy as Uncertain as EverWed, 16 Oct 2019 18:41:03 GMT
A trade truce with China has done little to reduce the uncertainty that threatens the global economy



Tariffs Won’t Stop Turkey’s Invasion of Syria, Analysts WarnTue, 15 Oct 2019 15:01:53 GMT
Earlier sanctions had already all but blocked Turkish steel makers from America. But tariffs could have a psychological effect.



Wall Street’s Sky-High Expectations Are About to Collide With RealityMon, 14 Oct 2019 07:00:10 GMT
As companies start reporting quarterly earnings this week, what they say about the future could jolt the stock market.



With No End to Unrest in Sight, Hong Kong’s Economic Pain DeepensSun, 13 Oct 2019 18:32:19 GMT
An unmistakable sense of alarm is spreading among both small business owners and corporate executives who see no way out of the impasse.



White House Threatens Turkey With Crippling SanctionsFri, 11 Oct 2019 18:21:25 GMT
The warning comes after Turkey launched military operations against the American military’s Kurdish allies in Syria.



Trump Reaches ‘Phase 1’ Deal With China and Delays Planned TariffsFri, 11 Oct 2019 14:31:37 GMT
President Trump said he had reached an agreement with China to walk back tensions in the trade war as he met with a top Chinese envoy Friday



Stocks Have Reached a Turning Point, but in Which Direction?Fri, 11 Oct 2019 10:45:03 GMT
With the market near new highs, mixed economic and political signals leave investors wondering whether to buy or sell.