macroeconomics macroeconomics  /ˌmæ kroʊ ɛ kə ˈnɑ mɪks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of economics that studies the overall working of a national economy

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. His macroeconomics stalled at the Keynesian cross.
  2. As he once wryly observed, There is nothing wrong with macroeconomics that another depression won't cure.
  3. He's right that nobody really knows if the Fed's rate cut will cause inflation--truly reliable prediction remains an impossible dream in macroeconomics.

News

  • I.M.F. Courses Offered Online

    The International Monetary Fund and edX have announced a collaboration to offer the fund’s training courses in macroeconomics and finance on the edX platform.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: New York Times

Quotes

  1. In a tribute to Friedman in 2003, Bernanke said his "thinking has so permeated modern macroeconomics that the worst pitfall in reading him today is to fail to appreciate the originality and even revolutionary character of his ideas, in relation to...
    on Nov 16, 2006 By: Ben Bernanke Source: MarketWatch

  2. "We are convinced that it will further boost trade between our two economies. We are also setting up new mechanisms for discussing economic issues, with a particular focus on macroeconomics and financial services," Ferrero-Waldner said.
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Benita Ferrero-Waldner Source: Economic Times

  3. "It's important that we never look only at numbers ...... Even in macroeconomics the reason why we fight for price stability ...... is that you don't have inflation erode the incomes of people," Manuel told journalists at the launch of South...
    on May 15, 2008 By: Trevor Manuel Source: Reuters South Africa

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