2019 Syllabus and Additional Readings and Exercises

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On Writing and the Writing Assignments

On Reading and Learning

Chapter 1—The Science of Macroeconomics

Chapter 2—The Data of Macroeconomics

Chapter 3—National Income: Where It Comes From and Where It Goes

Chapter 4—The Monetary System: What It Is and How It Works

Chapter 5—Inflation: Its Causes, Effects and Social Costs

Chapter 6—The Open Economy

Chapter 7—Unemployment and the Labor Market

Chapter 8—Economic Growth I: Capital Accumulation and Population Growth

Chapter 9—Economic Growth II: Technology, Empirics and Policy

Chapter 10—Introduction to Economic Fluctuations