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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What’s Wrong With the Global Economy?Sat, 17 Aug 2019 18:47:10 GMT
The problem goes much deeper than Trump or tariffs.

How the Recession of 2020 Could HappenSat, 17 Aug 2019 10:27:08 GMT
The freeze-up in business confidence, caused in part by the trade war, could wind up affecting consumer confidence.

Germany Has Powered Europe’s Economy. What Happens When Its Engine Stalls?Fri, 16 Aug 2019 17:22:50 GMT
The economic woes afflicting the region’s biggest economy will drag down the region, despite growth in countries like Greece, Portugal and Spain, analysts say.

The U.S. Has Joined Secret Talks With Israel and the U.A.E. The Topic? Iran.Thu, 15 Aug 2019 19:23:47 GMT
The three-sided talks grew out of a February conference in Warsaw. Since then, the three allies have met twice.

Los mercados globales provocan temores de recesión en medio de una guerra comercialThu, 15 Aug 2019 16:52:50 GMT
Hay desaceleración en China, una contracción en la economía de Alemania y el mercado de valores estadounidense ha tenido fuertes caídas.

Alibaba’s Strong Results Suggest Chinese Consumers Are Still SpendingThu, 15 Aug 2019 14:44:13 GMT
Though growth has slowed, the e-commerce giant’s results signal that the country’s consumers still feel comfortable enough to open their wallets.

How One Billionaire Could Keep Three Countries Hooked on Coal for DecadesThu, 15 Aug 2019 09:00:17 GMT
The story of a mining project in Australia helps to explain why the world keeps burning coal despite the profound risk it poses to the future.

As Recession Concerns Mount, Dozens of Central Banks Are Cutting RatesThu, 15 Aug 2019 09:00:02 GMT
More than 30 around the world have acted in the face of recession fears. Economists warn of a currency-tied competition.

Stocks Whipsaw as Traders Face Conflicting Trade War SignalsThu, 15 Aug 2019 08:05:33 GMT
Beijing first vowed to retaliate against new tariffs, even after Trump postponed some of them, but then appeared to soften its stance.