This pack combines a key text in macroeconomics with an invaluable accompanying manual. Consisting of the third edition of Foundations of Modern Macroeconomics and Foundations of Modern Macroeconomics: Exercise and Solutions Manual, it couples together complementary titles in a great value set. The study of macroeconomics can seem a daunting project. The field is complex and sometimes poorly defined and there are a variety of competing approaches. Foundations of Modern Macroeconomics is a guide book for the interested and ambitious student. Non-partisan in its approach, it deals with all the major topics, summarising the important approaches and providing the reader with a coherent angle on all aspects of macroeconomic thought. Each chapter deals with a separate area of macroeconomics, and each contains a summary section of key points and a further reading list. Using nothing more than undergraduate mathematical skills, it takes the student from basic IS-LM style macro models to the state of the art literature on Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium, explaining the mathematical tricks used where they are first introduced.
Designed to complement the third edition of Foundations of Modern Macroeconomics, the Exercise and Solutions Manual enables students to further sharpen their skills in macroeconomic formulation and solution. It uses worked example models to enable self-study and to allow the reader to begin to build their own models. Both fully updated and substantially revised, these new editions include brand new problems and numerical examples alongside previously uncovered and highly topical subjects such as dynamic programming, competitive risk sharing equilibria and the New Keynesian DSGE approach.
Ben J. Heijdra received his education in the Netherlands and in Canada. Before joinin the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Groningen in the Spring of 1998 he held academic positions at various universities in Australia and the Netherlands. His research focuses on policy-relevant (theoretical) macroeconomics. Topics include ageing and macroeconomic performance, annuitization and the macroeconomy, and environmental macroeconomics. Heijdra is a Senior Researcher of Netspar, a network dedicated to the study of ageing and pension issues, and a Fellow of CESifo (Munich). He has been on the editorial board of De Economist since January 2005.
FOUNDATIONS OF MODERN MACROECONOMICS, THIRD EDITION; FOUNDATIONS OF MODERN MACROECONOMICS: EXERCISE AND SOLUTIONS MANUAL