Macroeconomics (Pearson Series in Economics)
Author: Parkin, Michael
Number Of Pages: 456
Release Date: 21-01-2015
Details: Product Description Get students to think like an Economist using the latest policy and data while incorporating global issues. Macroeconomics, Twelfth Edition builds on the foundation of the previous edition and retains a thorough and careful presentation of the principles of economics. Macro economics emphasizes real-world applications, the development of critical thinking skills, diagrams renowned for pedagogy and clarity, and path-breaking technology. KEY TOPICS: What Is Economics?;The Economic Problem; How Markets Work; Households’ Choices; Firms and Markets; Market Failure and Government; Factor Markets, Inequality, and Uncertainty; Monitoring Macroeconomic Performance; Macroeconomic Trends; Macroeconomic Fluctuations; Macroeconomic Policy MARKET: For all readers interested in economics. About the Author Michael Parkin is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Economics at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Professor Parkin has held faculty appointments at Brown University, the University of Manchester, the University of Essex, and Bond University. He is a past president of the Canadian Economics Association and has served on the editorial boards of the American Economic Review and the Journal of Monetary Economics and as managing editor of the Canadian Journal of Economics. Professor Parkin’s research on macroeconomics, monetary economics, and international economics has resulted in over 160 publications in journals and edited volumes, including the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, the Review of Economic Studies, the Journal of Monetary Economics, and the Journal of Money, Credit and Banking. He became most visible to the public with his work on inflation that discredited the use of wage and price controls. Michael Parkin also spearheaded the movement toward European monetary union. Professor Parkin is an experienced and dedicated teacher of introductory economics.
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