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Online Resource Centre with exercises and checklist questions for students and password-protected solutions and diagrams from the text for lecturers. Provides a rigorous, yet accessible, treatment of growth theory and debates about convergence.

New Keynesian Micro-foundations The book is based on the mainstream monetary macro model which is imperfectipns widely used by both academics and policy-makers.

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Table of Caelin Preface 1: Is your work missing from RePEc? Olivier Blanchard, Class of Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology” “The best way to learn economics is to have a textbook which develops a theoretical framework interactively with practical questions. Peter Howitt, Lyn Crost Professor of Social Sciences, Brown University” “What makes Carlin and Soskice invaluable is both their clarity and their commitment to helping the reader understand the intuitions that lie behind the models.

Is unique in insttitutions a pokicies introduction to the growing field of political economy. In a straightforward manner, it shows how this model can be used to address an enormous variety of practical questions without heavy use of mathematical technique.

Macroeconomics makes modern macroeconomics with its focus on imperfect competition, interest-rate setting central banks, and knowledge – based growth accesible to undergraduates.


You will enjoy every chapter, and become a good macroeconomist in the process. Waggoner Professor of Economics, Harvard University”. Here is how to contribute. The authors approach these questions through the penetrating analytical lens of their framework, critically institutionx the empirical evidence and come up with sometimes novel conclusions to the conventional wisdom. Monday – Friday, – UK time. Shocks and Policy Responses in the Open Economy The applications, from European unemployment to the Japanese slump, highly revealing.

Imperfections, Institutions and Policies does just this. Online Resource Centre For lecturers: Reviews “When teaching intermediate macroeconomics in Harvard, I deeply felt that existing textbooks were all lacking: Inflation, Unemployment and Monetary Rules 4: Too often it becomes an area of difficulty and confusion for students.

Exogenous Growth Theory Being the first comprehensive attempt at filling these gaps, the Carlin-Soskice textbook should be used by any instructor who wants to bring sosklce students to the frontier of modern macroeconomics while at the instittuions time remaining fully accessible to a broad undergraduate audience.

Macroeconomics: Imperfections, Institutions, and Policies by David Soskice Wendy Carlin

Consumption and Investment 8: Higher Education Skip to main content. The open economy in the short run It is based on the mainstream monetary macro model now used widely znd academics and policy makers and shows students how to use it to understand a broad range of real-world macroeconomic behaviour and policy issues.

The chapters on growth present an in-depth coverage of the Solow-Swan, endogenous and Schumpeterian models that allow the reader to understand how these approaches can be used to answer the big questions of growth: This book is to be welcomed for its very clear vision of what contemporary macroeconomics is about and its careful exposition leading the student to this.


Check-list questions focus on common confusions macroeconomis misunderstandings, and problems and open-ended inperfections help students develop deeper understanding and greater confidence.

Macroeconomics: imperfections, institutions, and policies

It is also designed to appeal to graduate students, non-specialists in macroeconomics, professional economists and those from related disciplines who want a guide to the complexities of modern macroeconomics and to understand contemporary policy debates.

The theory, from the new Keynesian model of fluctuations to Schumpeterian models of growth, is sound. This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Thirty Years of Economic Policy: Philippe Aghion, Robert C. The use of a common framework throughout for closed and open economies helps readers develop the economic intuition with which to address a diversity of macroeconomic problems.

It is also designed to appeal to graduate students, non-specialists in macroeconomics, professional economists and those from related disciplines who want a guide to the complexities of modern macroeconomics and to understand contemporary policy debates.

This item can be ordered from http: Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The book presents macroeconomics at its best – as a useful framework for analyzing important questions.