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The Eighth Edition of Exploring Macroeconomics captures the excitement of learning macroeconomics for the first time through a lively and encouraging narrative that connects macroeconomics to the world in a way that is familiar to students. Author Robert L. Sexton draws on over 25 years of teaching experience to capture students’ attention, focusing on core concepts and expertly weaving in examples from current events and popular culture to make even classic economic principles modern and relatable. The text sticks to the basics and applies a thoughtful learning design, segmenting its presentation into brief, visually appealing, self-contained sections that are easier for students to digest and retain compared to sprawling text.
Thoughtfully placed section quizzes, interactive summaries, and problem sets help students check their comprehension at regular intervals and develop the critical thinking skills that will allow them to “think like economists.” Combined with a complete teaching and learning package, Exploring Macroeconomics is sure to help you ignite your students’ passion for the field and reveal its practical application in the world around them.
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