Foundations of Modern Macroeconomics – Ben J. Heijdra – 2nd Edition


Highlights of this new edition:
– Chapters substantially revised to reflect current thinking in macroeconomics
– Includes 31 boxed case studies that are easily cross-referenced
– New material added and empirical data updated to better reflect labour market developments during the last three decades
– Streamlined mathematical appendix

Advanced macroeconomics can seem a daunting prospect. Complex and poorly defined, infected with a variety of conflicting approaches, it is difficult for the student to get an overall picture of what there is and how it fits in. Foundations of Modern Macroeconomics is aimed at getting round this fundamental problem: it deals with all the major topics, summarizes the important approaches, and gives students a coherent angle on all aspects of macroeconomic thought. Each chapter deals with a separate area of macroeconomics, and each contains a summary section of key points and a further reading list, enabling the student to check what has been learnt and investigate further in other books.

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  • 1: Who is who in macroeconomics?
    2: Dynamics in aggregate demand and supply
    3: Rational expectations and economic policy
    4: Anticipation effects and economic policy
    5: The government budget deficit
    6: A closer look at the labour market
    7: Trade unions and the labour market
    8: Search in the labour market
    9: Macroeconomic policy, credibility, and politics
    10: The open economy
    Advanced macroeconomics
    11: Money
    12: New Keynesian economics
    13: Exogenous Economic Growth
    14: Endogenous Economic Growth
    15: Real business cycles
    16: Overlapping generations in continuous time
    17: Overlapping generations in discrete time
  • Citation
    • Full Title: Foundations of Modern Macroeconomics
    • Author/s:
    • ISBN-10: 199210691
    • ISBN-13: 9780199210695
    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Publication date: 2009
    • Topic: Business
    • Subtopic: Macroeconomics
    • File Type: eBook
    • Idioma: English

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