Macroeconomics + MyLab Economics with eText, 4th Edition

By R. Glenn Hubbard, Anne M. Garnett, Philip Lewis, Anthony O'Brien
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This pack contains 1 copy of Macroeconomics, 4th Edition and 1 printed access card to MyLab Economics with eText.

Economics with real world business examples and applications.

With changing economic realities students need to see economic principles in action combined with diverse real-world business and policy examples to help illustrate the concepts.

This edition of Macroeconomics continues to present economics in the context of local and international real-world businesses and real-world policy debates that have proved effective for teaching and learning.

When combined with MyLab Economics the package promotes the practical application of learning, development of analytical skills and shows how economic concepts are applied to the real world.


Anne Garnett is a Senior Lecturer in Economics at Murdoch University. She has extensive teaching experience at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, both in Australia and many parts of Asia.  Her research areas include regional economics, labour economics, international investment, and trade and agricultural economics. Anne has been an adviser to the federal government on rural and regional economics. She has published numerous chapters in books and articles in  international journals. She has taught in all areas of economics at all levels; however, over the past 18 years her primary teaching focus has been to teach first-year introductory economics. Anne is also co-author of the widely used Essentials of Economics undergraduate text published by Pearson Australia.

Phil Lewis is the Foundation Professor of Economics and the Director of the Centre for Labour Market Research at the University of Canberra. He is among the best-known economists in the area of employment, education and training in Australia and Asia. He is the author of over 120  publications including journal articles, book chapters and books. He is the editor of The Australian Journal of Labour Economics. Phil has also worked extensively in government and has produced a number of major reports for the private and public sectors. He has served as the National President of the Economic Society of Australia. In 2008, Phil was presented with the Honorary Fellow Award by the Economic Society of Australia for exceptional service to the economics profession.

Glenn Hubbard is the Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics in the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University and Professor of Economics in Columbia’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and a director of Automatic Data Processing, Black Rock Closed-End funds, KKR Financial Corporation and MetLife. From 2001 to 2003, he served as chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers and chair of the OECD Economy Policy Committee, and from 1991 to 1993, he was deputy assistant secretary of the US Treasury Department. He currently serves as co-chair of the non-partisan Committee on Capital Markets Regulation. Glenn’s fields of specialisation are public economics, financial markets and institutions, corporate finance, macroeconomics, industrial organisation and public policy. He is the author of more than 100 articles in leading journals.

Anthony Patrick (Tony) O’Brien is a Professor of Economics at Lehigh University. He has taught principles of economics for more than 20 years. He has received the Lehigh University Award for Distinguished Teaching. He was formerly the Director of the Diamond Center for Economic  Education and was named a Dana Foundation Faculty Fellow and Lehigh Class of 1961 Professor of Economics. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Graduate School of Industrial Administration at Carnegie Mellon University. Tony’s research  has dealt with such issues as the evolution of the US car industry, sources of US economic competitiveness, the development of US trade policy, the causes of the Great Depression, and the causes of black–white income differences. His research has been published in leading journals.

  • Business Cases provide a real-world context and describe real situations facing actual companies such as Tesla, Google, Apple, Bayer, JB Hi-Fi, Wesfarmers, Hills, David Jones and Harvey Norman.
  • An Inside Looks shows how to apply the concepts to the analysis of a news article and critical thinking questions with model answers available for educators.
  • Economics in Your Life considers how economics affects your own everyday life. It emphasises the connection between the theory and real world experiences.
  • Making the Connection presents cases from various countries and links the concepts and models covered in the chapter with a real-world application.
  • Solved problems are tied to select chapter learning objectives and the associated quantitative information. It presents a model of how to solve an economic problem by breaking it down step by step. Additional exercises in the end-of-chapter material are tied to every Solved Problem.
  • Don’t Let this Happen to You flags the most common pitfalls in the chapter and are reinforced with a related question at the end-of-chapter.
  • End-of-chapter graphing problems require students to draw, read and interpret graphs. Interactive graphing exercises can be found in the supporting MyLab Economics
  • Summary, Review Questions and Problems and Applications are grouped under learning objectives to help students efficiently review material that they find difficult.
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Table of contents
  • Chapter 1 Economics: foundations and models
  • Appendix Using graphs and formulas
  • Chapter 2 Choices and trade-offs in the market
  • Chapter 3 Where prices come from: the interaction of demand and supply
  • Chapter 4 GDP: measuring total production, income and economic growth
  • Chapter 5 Economic growth, the financial system and business cycles
  • Chapter 6 Long-run economic growth: sources and policies
  • Chapter 7 Unemployment
  • Chapter 8 Inflation
  • Chapter 9 Aggregate expenditure and output in the short run
  • Appendix The algebra of macroeconomic equilibrium
  • Chapter 10 Aggregate demand and aggregate supply analysis
  • Appendix Macroeconomic schools of thought
  • Chapter 11 Money, banks and the Reserve Bank of Australia
  • Chapter 12 Monetary policy
  • Chapter 13 Fiscal policy
  • Appendix 1 Is there a short-run trade-off between unemployment and inflation?
  • Appendix 2 A closer look at the multiplier
  • Chapter 14 Macroeconomics in an open economy
  • Chapter 15 The international financial system
  • Appendix The gold standard and the Bretton Woods System

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