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Wed, 9 Sep 2015 20:21:29 -0400
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Randy: Thanks for that ~ I'm not sure it fits this course, but I need it for myself for my sophomore intro to macro course ... which is aligned with OkSU's and uses Mankiw (sigh).


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Subject: Re: What is a good intro Macro text for ...

Bruce: If you are not constrained by the expectation that you will teach thetraditional macro course, then you might try the Modern Money Theory Primer, 2ndedition, due out this month, which teaches just about all the macro theoryanyone really needs to know. Palgrave.Editor's Choice Modern MoneyTheory Modern Money TheoryA Primer on Macroeconomics for SovereignMonetary Systems, Second Edition In a completely revised and updated secondedition, Randall Wray takes a new approach to macroeconomics that challengesconventional wisdom and uncovers how money 'works' in the modern economy. Thisbook synthesizes the key principles of Modern Money Theory, exploring macroaccounting, monetary and fiscal policy, currency regimes and exchange rates indeveloped and developing nations. Randall Wray addresses the pressing issue ofhow misunderstandings about the nature of money have caused the current globalfinancial meltdown, and provides fresh ideas about how policymakers around theworld should address the continued weaknesses in theireconomies. L. Randall WrayProfessor, Economics, University of Missouri-KansasCitySenior Scholar, Levy Economics GreatLeap Forward Money Primer: Discussion List [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of BruceMcF[[log in to unmask]]Sent: Monday, September 07, 2015 9:38 PMTo:[log in to unmask]: [AFEEMAIL] What is a good intro Macro textfor ...Hey all,What is a good intro Macro text for an approach includinga full expenditure multiplier? This is for an eight week intro to Macro coursefor an "international MBA", and I gather that students were not happy with ahistorical / history of thought approach to the subject.Sincerely,BruceMcFarling, aka "Bruce in Beijing"International College BeijingChinaAgricultural University