Macroeconomics: Policy and Practice by Frederic S. Mishkin

By Frederic S. Mishkin

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3 compares real GDP per person in a number of countries. As you can see, there are huge differences from country to country. S. real GDP. Macroeconomists study factors that affect real GDP over time. South Korea, for example, in 1960 had a real GDP per person of $1,500 that was actually lower than that of Bolivia. Today, Bolivia remains poor, while South Korea has moved into the rich countries’ club, with its ranking of per person real GDP in the top quarter of all nations. South Korea turned around its ­prospects through very high economic growth rates.

Federal Reserve and other central banks, the government agencies that oversee banking systems. Central banks also conduct monetary policy, the management of the amount of money in the economy and interest rates. Given the challenges of fighting inflation, central bankers spend a great deal of time investigating monetary policy frameworks to control the price level. We will examine the issue of how costly it is to keep inflation low and how to conduct monetary policy to contain inflation in Chapters 13 and 22 of this book.

623 Institutions Rule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 624 Where Macroeconomists Disagree . . . . . . . . . 624 Flexibility of Wages and Prices . . . . . . . How Much Time It Takes to Get to the Long Run . Sources of Business Cycle Fluctuations . . . . Effectiveness of Stabilization Policy . . . . . Cost of Reducing Inflation . . . . . . . . The Dangers of Budget Deficits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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