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Foundations of Modern Macroeconomics

Ben J. Heijdra and Frederick van der Ploeg

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Errata and typos

As promised in the Preface, there are still some minor typos in the book. See errata sheet 1 and errata sheet 2. I would appreciate it very much if you could let me know about any other errata or typos that you may come across. I thank the following people for their contributions to the current lists: Holger Bluhm, Brandon Chen, Katharina Dvoskina, Paul Gaggl, Janko Gorter, Christian Groth, Daniel Hawellek, Jose-Antonio Hernandez, Manfred Jäger, Marcel Klok, Esma Kor, Freek van der Linden, Adriana Lojschová, Andreas Ludwig, Ed McKenna, Jochen Mierau, Konrad Mierendorff, Hirofumi Morishita, Bastiaan Overvest, Laurie Reijnders, Ferdinand Rolwes, Ward Romp, Paul Yang, Paul Younger, Min Zhang, and Floris Zoutman.

 

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Slides and problem sets

The model answers to the problem sets have not been thoroughly checked. Any comments are warmly appreciated.
  • Chapter 1: Who is who in macroeconomics?.


  • Chapter 2: Dynamics in aggregate demand and supply.


  • Chapter 3: Rational expectations and economic policy.


  • Chapter 4: Anticipation effects and economic policy


  • Chapter 5: The macroeconomics of quantity rationing


  • Chapter 6: The government budget constraint


  • Chapter 7: A closer look at the labour market


  • Chapter 8: Trade unions and the labour market


  • Chapter 9: Search in the labour market


  • Chapter 10: Macroeconomic policy, credibility, and politics


  • Chapter 11: The open economy



  • Chapter 12: Money



  • Chapter 13: New Keynesian economics



  • Chapter 14: Theories of economic growth



  • Chapter 15: Real business cycles



  • Chapter 16: Intergenerational economics, I



  • Chapter 17: Intergenerational economics, II


 

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