Pack Principles of Macroeconomics 5e (Connect and LearnSmart)
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This pack contains the printed textbook and access to Connect. Learn to think as an economist with the market-leading macroeconomics text, Principles of Macroeconomics 5e. Building on the legacy of its international author team, the fifth edition has been adapted for the local market. By focusing on central ideas that shape modern macroeconomic thinking, and interpreting the latest data, this edition offers a truly Australian perspective. The emphasis on currency and real-world relevance grounds the key concepts in relatable examples to help readers see the impact of past and present events on Australian and global economic landscapes. Improvements to the 5th edition include: ANZ focus: Develop a solid understanding of the macroeconomic climate in Australia and New Zealand. Industry spotlight: Hear from high-profile macroeconomists and recent graduates on industry trends and where a career in macroeconomics can take you. Interactive digital learning: A robust suite of digital resources including graphing tools, concept videos and case studies engages students and tests their knowledge. McGraw-Hill Connect is a digital teaching and learning environment that gives you the means to better connect with your coursework,with your instructors, and with the important concepts that you will need to know for success now and in the future. With Connect you can practice important skills at your own pace and on your schedule. This version of Connect comes with LearnSmart an adaptive study tool proven to strengthen memory recall, increase class retention, and boost grades. By identifying your strengths and weaknesses, you can ensure that every minute you spend studying has the highest possible impact. With users experiencing an average of a letter grade improvement, adaptive learning is a proven way to increase your success and confidence.
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Associate Professor Olekalns received his B.Ec. with Honours in economics from the University of Adelaide in 1982 and completed an M.Ec. at the Australian National University in 1984. He was awarded his Ph.D. in economics in 1993 from LaTrobe University. He began teaching in the Department of Economics at the University of Melbourne in 1994 where, for the last six years, he has lectured to first year students in Macroeconomics. He has been a visiting scholar at the International Monetary Fund, a guest lecturer at the Monetary Authority of Singapore and an invited lecturer for the Australian and New Zealand School of Government. Associate Professor Olekalns has published on a variety of macroeconomic topics including fiscal and monetary policies, exchange rates, output and inflation volatility, and interest rates. He has also written articles on applied microeconomics including an analysis of the impact of anti-smoking policies in Australia that was awarded the Economic Society of Australia's prize for the best paper published in the Economic Record in 2000. His papers have appeared in The Journal of Political Economy, The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Journal of Macroeconomics, The Journal of International Money and Finance, the Southern Economic Journal, The Economic Record, as well as many other international journals. He has also received numerous awards for his teaching including the inaugural Edward Wood Prize for Teaching Excellence. He is also currently the Director of the Centre for Macroeconomics at the University of Melbourne. Robert H. Frank received his M.A. in statistics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1971, and his Ph.D. in economics in 1972, also from U.C. Berkeley. He is the Goldwin Smith Professor of Economics at Cornell University, where he has taught since 1972 and where he currently holds a joint appointment in the department of economics and the Johnson Graduate School of Management. He has published on a variety of subjects, including price and wage discrimination, public utility pricing, the measurement of unemployment spell lengths, and the distributional consequences of direct foreign investment. For the past several years, his research has focused on rivalry and cooperation in economic and social behaviour.