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Published: 15 December 2005

856 Pages | Numerous tables and line drawings


ISBN: 9780198776222

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

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Imperfections, Institutions, and Policies

Wendy Carlin and David Soskice

  • Provides comprehensive coverage of aggregate demand and supply within an integrated model fully incorporating open economy aspects.
  • Provides a rigorous, yet accessible, treatment of growth theory and debates about convergence. Shows how a simplified version of the Schumpeterian growth model works and how it can be used to address a rich variety of questions about growth and institutions.
  • Gives students the economics background necessary for accessing advanced macroeconomics.
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of aggregate demand and supply sides of the closed and open economy within an integrated model, giving students a better understanding of all economies.
  • Check-list questions focus on common confusions and misunderstandings, and problems and open-ended questions help students develop deeper understanding and greater confidence.
  • Is unique in providing a self-contained introduction to the growing field of political economy.
  • Online Resource Centre with exercises and checklist questions for students and password-protected solutions and diagrams from the text for lecturers.

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