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Ch. 1 - Introduction to Macroeconomics
Ch. 2 - Introductory Economic Models
Ch. 3 - Supply and Demand
Ch. 4 - Elasticity
Ch. 5 - Consumer and Producer Surplus; Price Ceilings and Price Floors
Ch. 6 - Introduction to Taxes
Ch. 7 - Externalities
Ch. 8 - The Types of Goods
Ch. 9 - International Trade
Ch. 10 - Introducing Economic Concepts
Ch. 11 - Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Consumer Price Index (CPI)
Ch. 12 - Unemployment and Inflation
Ch. 13 - Productivity and Economic Growth
Ch. 14 - The Financial System
Ch. 15 - Income and Consumption
Ch. 16 - Deriving the Aggregate Expenditures Model
Ch. 17 - Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply Analysis
Ch. 18 - The Monetary System
Ch. 19 - Monetary Policy
Ch. 20 - Fiscal Policy
Ch. 21 - Revisiting Inflation, Unemployment, and Policy
Ch. 22 - Balance of Payments
Ch. 23 - Exchange Rates
Ch. 24 - Macroeconomic Schools of Thought
Ch. 25 - Dynamic AD/AS Model
Ch. 26 - Special Topics

Concept #1: Frictional, Structural, and Cyclical Unemployment

Concept #2: Definition of Full Employment

Practice: George recently graduated from college with a Master’s Degree in Basket Weaving. During the few months he spends searching for a stable basket weaving job, he is experiencing:

Practice: Workers at an automobile assembly plant are laid off because the economy is weak and the demand for automobiles has fallen. What type of unemployment best describes the workers’ situation?

Practice: After spending several months searching for a job using his Basket Weaving degree, George realizes that there are not many available jobs for basket weavers. George decides to get new technical training to apply his basket weaving skills to integrated basket design using AutoCAD. During this time, George is likely experiencing: