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3.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  2 Ratings  ·  1 Review
This text strives to make macroeconomics come alive for today's students planning to major in business or economics. The content reflects the news-stream from financial markets, Fed monetary policy, and budget debates.Key concepts are stressed and reinforced as the story of unfolds: the real vs. nominal distinction, the role of the interest rate in linking the real economy ...more
Paperback, 464 pages
Published December 1st 1999 by McGraw-Hill Primis Custom Publishing
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Apr 07, 2009 Jeff rated it liked it
Shelves: policy, nonfiction
Have to give 3 stars simply because it's a bit dated (using CDs as the example in a single-product economy!) but I wish I had had this text instead of the one that I did have when I took Macro 18 years ago. I wanted a refresher, given current events. Some sections I read in detail, while others I skimmed a bit.

The book is in black and white and is not fancy at all. Nelson does not peddle ideology hard, giving a temperate endorsement of monetarist Fed targeting policy. He devotes a chapter to Key
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