- Macroeconomics, Thirteenth Canadian Edition Plus MyEconLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 13/E
- ISBN-10: 0321685512 • ISBN-13: 9780321685513
- ©2011 • Pearson Education Canada • Paper Bound with Access Card, 608 pp
- Published 02/22/2010
Designed for courses in introductory economics at Canadian universities and colleges.
Economics is continually changing and evolving in response to developments in the world economy. Macroeconomics, Thirteenth Canadian Edition, is modern and up to date with these changes. The current economic crisis and recession have been integrated throughout the text, making this resource the most relevant principles of economics text in the market. Topics and major issues facing the world’s economies are clearly introduced to students without sacrificing the rigour and detail needed to teach this course.
This new edition also comes with an updated version of MyEconLab, which offers graded graphing problems, homework questions, and an electronic gradebook to track and assess student progress. MyEconLab is now more thoroughly integrated with the text than ever before and serves as a great time-saving tool for instructors.
Three text boxes that reinforce key concepts:
Learning Objectives open every chapter, outlining the skills and knowledge to be learned. The learning objectives are also used in the chapter summaries, as well as in the TestGen and Study Guide.
Key Terms are boldfaced and are restated with their definitions in the margins.
Major concepts are set off against a highlighted background.
Study Guide icons in the margin refer students to relevant exercises in the Study Guide.
Weblinks to useful Internet addresses are given in the margins.
Study Exercises have been created for each chapter, requiring students to analyze problems by means of computations or graphs. Answers to selected study exercises are posted on MyEconLab.
MyEconLab is now more integrated than ever before
Mathematical Notes are collected in a separate section at the end of the book.
Economists on Record, provided on the inside back cover, quotes excerpts that are relevant today.
New! Numerous changes to clarify concepts have been made while retaining the chapter structure.
New! Reference to current events.
The financial crisis and recession have had a large impact on the study of economics. The thirteenth edition of Ragan/Lipsey has integrated current events and now includes the major economic issues that we face today.
MyEconLab - this accurate, reliable, and innovative learning tool offers problem-solving for students as well as time-saving problem-solving for instructors. New features include:
Part 1: What Is Economics?
Chapter 1 Economic Issues and Concepts
Chapter 2 Economic Theories, Data, and Graphs
Part 2: An Introduction to Demand and Supply
Chapter 3 Demand, Supply, and Price
Part 7: An Introduction to Macroeconomics
Chapter 19 What Macroeconomics Is All About
Chapter 20 The Measurement of National Income
Part 8: The Economy in the Short Run
Chapter 21 The Simplest Short-Run Macro Model
Chapter 22 Adding Government and Trade to the Simple Macro Model
Chapter 23 Output and Prices in the Short Run
Part 9: The Economy in the Long Run
Chapter 24 From the Short Run to the Long Run: The Adjustment of Factor Prices
Chapter 25 The Difference between Short-Run and Long-Run Macroeconomics
Chapter 26 Long-Run Economic Growth
Part 10: Money, Banking, and Monetary Policy
Chapter 27 Money and Banking
Chapter 28 Money, Interest Rates, and Economic Activity
Chapter 29 Monetary Policy in Canada
Part 11: Macroeconomic Problems and Policies
Chapter 30 Inflation and Disinflation
Chapter 31 Unemployment Fluctuations and the NAIRU
Chapter 32 Government Debt and Deficits
Part 12: Canada in the Global Economy
Chapter 33 The Gains from International Trade
Chapter 34 Trade Policy
Chapter 35 Exchange Rates and the Balance of Payments
Chapter 36W Challenges Facing the Developing Countries (this chapter appears on MyEconLab)
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