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  • Paperback
  • Bookstore's Wholesale Price: $143
  • August 2013
  • ISBN: 978-0-393-93577-6
  • 8.1 × 9.9 in / 720 pages
  • Territory Rights: Worldwide

Principles of Macroeconomics


Lee Coppock (Author, University of Virginia), Dirk Mateer (Author, University of Arizona)

Overview | For Instructors

Makes economics stick. Meets students where they are.

An innovative instructor uses his tested insights and successful teaching practices to create a truly student-centered approach: real-world examples, pedagogy developed in his own classrooms, and problem solving tools that resonate with today’s students.


    1) The Five Foundations of Economics
    2) Model Building and Gains from Trade
    3) The Market at Work: Supply and Demand
    4) Price Controls
    5) The Efficiency of Markets and the Costs of Taxation

    Macroeconomic Basics
    6) Introduction to Macroeconomics and Gross Domestic Product
    7) Unemployment
    8) The Price Level and Inflation
    9) Savings, Interest Rates, and the Market for Loanable Funds
    10) Financial Markets and Securities

    The Long and Short of Macroeconomics
    11) Economic Growth and the Wealth of Nations
    12) Growth Theory
    13) The Aggregate Demand–Aggregate Supply Model
    14) The Great Recession, the Great Depression, and Great Macroeconomic Debates

    Fiscal Policy
    15) Federal Budgets: The Tools of Fiscal Policy
    16) Fiscal Policy

    Monetary Policy
    17) Money and the Federal Reserve
    18) Monetary Policy

    International Economics
    19) International Trade
    20) International Finance