From the Back Cover
Lectures on Macroeconomics provides the first comprehensive description and evaluation of macroeconomic theory in many years. The main purpose of this book is to characterize and explain fluctuations in output, unemployment, and movement in prices.Written as a text for graduate students with some background in macroeconomics, statistics, and econometrics, Lectures on Macroeconomics also presents topics in a self-contained way that makes it a suitable reference for professional economists.
About the Author
Olivier Blanchard is C. Fred Bergsten Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, D.C.
Stanley Fischer is former Governor of the Bank of Israel and has been nominated as Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve]. He is the author of IMF Essays from a Time of Crisis: The International Financial System, Stabilization, and Development