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Frank/Bernanke provides students with the core principles of macroeconomics and reinforces these principles through numerous examples. The new edition continues to engage students through an active learning approach by using vivid examples, clear, concise explanations, and in-text exercises with solutions. The worked examples combined with the parallel exercises are a critical element of this approach. Students are also encouraged to look at the world from an economic perspective through the "Economic Naturalist" feature, which is designed to show students the power of cost-benefit analysis when looking at why things happen in the real world. The new third Canadian edition of Frank/Bernanke has been reorganized and now provides coverage of the short run issues first. ACCESS TO CONNECT IS NOT INCLUDED WITH THE PURCHASE OF A COURSESMART TITLE. TO RECEIVE CONNECT WITH EBOOK visit www.mcgrawhill.ca/he/estore
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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. Professor Bernanke received his B.A. in Economics from Harvard University in 1975 and his Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 1979. He taught at the Stanford Graduate School of Business from 1979 to 1985 and moved to Princeton University in 1985, where he was named the Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, where he served as Chairman of the Economics Department. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Econometrics Society. He was named a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve in 2002 and became the chairman of the President's council of Economic Advisers in 2005. In 2006 Ben Bernanke was selected to be the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board. Professor Bernanke's intermediate textbook, with Andrew Abel, Macroeconomics, Fifth Edition (Addison-Wesley, 2004) is a best seller in its field. He has authored more than 50 scholarly publications in macroeconomics, macroeconomic history, and finance. He has done significant research on the causes of the Great Depression, the role of financial markets and institutions in the business cycle, and measuring the effects of monetary policy on the economy. His two most recent books, both published by Princeton University Press, include Inflation Targeting: Lessons from the International Experience (with coauthors) and Essays on the Great Depression. He has served as editor of the American Economic Review and was the founding editor of the International Journal of Central Banking. Professor Bernanke has taught principles of economics at both Stanford and Princeton. Lars Osberg is currently the McCulloch Professor of Economics at Dalhousie University. He was born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario. As an undergraduate, he attended Queen's University, Kingston and the London School of Economics and Political Science, graduating from Queen's in 1968. From 1968 to 1970 he served as a CUSO volunteer, working primarily with the Tanzania Sisal Corporation in Tanga, Tanzania. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Yale University in 1975. His first book was Economic Inequality in Canada (1981), which has been followed by nine others, most recently The Unemployment Crisis: All for Naught (1996) (with B. MacLean), Hard Money, Hard Times (1998) (with P. Fortin) and The Economic Implications of Social Cohesion (Editor) 2003. He is also the author of numerous refereed articles, book chapters, reviews, reports and miscellaneous publications. His major fields of research interest have been the measurement and determinants of poverty and economic well being, with particular emphasis in recent years on social policy and the implications of changing patterns of working time. Among other professional responsibilities, he was President of the Canadian Economics Association in 1999/2000 and is now Review Editor for the Review of Income and Wealth. Melvin L. Cross received an Associate of Arts degree from Dawson Community College in 1968, a B.A. from the University of Montana in 1970, an M.A. from Simon Fraser University in 1972, and a Ph.D. in economics from Texas A&M University in 1976. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at Dalhousie University, which he joined in 1975. He also holds an adjunct appointment in the School of Resource and Environmental Studies and was an Associate Fellow in the Foundation Year Program of the University of King's College from 1991 to 2002. In 1994-95, he was a Visiting Adjunct Associate Professor at Queen's University and in 2002 he was a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Sydney. His teaching and research interests are in the economics of natural and environmental resources and the history of economic thought. He has taught principles of economics throughout his career. He is an author or co-author of articles in the Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, Canadian Public Policy, History of Political Economy, Marine Resource Economics, and other journals. Brian K. MacLean is Professor and Chair of Economics at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario, where he has been Director of the Institute of Northern Ontario Research and Development and the organizer of an annual economic policy conference series. He speaks Japanese as a second language and has been a visiting professor at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan, and at Saitama University, just outside of Tokyo. He has edited Out of Control? Canada in an Unstable Financial World (Lorimer, 1999), co-edited The Unemployment Crisis: All for Naught? (McGill-Queen's, 1996) and has published in the Cambridge Journal of Economics, Review of Income and Wealth, Canadian Business Economics, and other journals. His keen interest in economic policy issues is reflected in these publications and also in the monthly economics columns he has written for the National Post for two years.
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