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Principles of Macroeconomics 2e
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Principles of Macroeconomics 2e covers the scope and sequence of most introductory economics courses. The text includes many current examples, which are handled in a politically equitable way. The outcome is a balanced approach to the theory and application of economics concepts. The second edition has been thoroughly revised to increase clarity, update data and current event impacts, and incorporate the feedback from many reviewers and adopters. Changes made in Principles of Macroeconomics 2e are described in the preface and the transition guide to help instructors transition to the second edition. The first edition of Principles of Macroeconomics by OpenStax is available in web view here.

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Economics
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Full Course
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
06/29/2017
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e, Monetary Policy and Bank Regulation, Pitfalls for Monetary Policy
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Analyze whether monetary policy decisions should be made more democratically
Calculate the velocity of money
Evaluate the central bank’s influence on inflation, unemployment, asset bubbles, and leverage cycles
Calculate the effects of monetary stimulus

Subject:
Applied Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e, The International Trade and Capital Flows, Measuring Trade Balances
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Explain merchandise trade balance, current account balance, and unilateral transfers
Identify components of the U.S. current account balance
Calculate the merchandise trade balance and current account balance using import and export data for a country

Subject:
Applied Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e, The International Trade and Capital Flows, The Pros and Cons of Trade Deficits and Surpluses
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Identify three ways in which borrowing money or running a trade deficit can result in a healthy economy
Identify three ways in which borrowing money or running a trade deficit can result in a weaker economy

Subject:
Applied Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e, The Keynesian Perspective, Aggregate Demand in Keynesian Analysis
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Explain real GDP, recessionary gaps, and inflationary gaps
Recognize the Keynesian AD/AS model
Identify the determining factors of both consumption expenditure and investment expenditure
Analyze the factors that determine government spending and net exports

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e, The Keynesian Perspective, The Building Blocks of Keynesian Analysis
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Evaluate the Keynesian view of recessions through an understanding of sticky wages and prices and the importance of aggregate demand
Explain the coordination argument, menu costs, and macroeconomic externality
Analyze the impact of the expenditure multiplier

Subject:
Mathematics
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Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/20/2018
Principles of Macroeconomics 2e, The Neoclassical Perspective, The Building Blocks of Neoclassical Analysis
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By the end of this section, you will be able to:

Explain the importance of potential GDP in the long run
Analyze the role of flexible prices
Interpret a neoclassical model of aggregate demand and aggregate supply
Evaluate different ways for measuring the speed of macroeconomic adjustment

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/20/2018