Macroeconomics - Self-Study Resources
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Principles of Macroeconomics by David Colander, 9th edition, 2014.
The Economic of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets by Frederic Mishkin, 10th edition, 2013.
Macroeconomics by Abel, Bernanke, and Croushore, 7th edition, 2011.
Economic Tutorials at Investopedia . www.investopedia.com/university/all/economics/
Federal Reserve Bank page about monetary policy
See particularly “Credit and Liquidity Programs and the Balance Sheet” and “Policy Tools”
Dr. Econ, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, www.frbsf.org/education/publications/doctor-econ
National Income and Product Accounts
Concepts and Methods of the U.S. National Income and Product Accounts, Bureau of Economic Analysis, November 2011. www.bea.gov/national/pdf/nipachapters1-9.pdf
Consumer Price Index, Frequently Asked Questions, Bureau of Labor Statistics,www.bls.gov/cpi/cpifaq.htm
CPI-Chained Index, Frequently Asked Questions, Bureau of Labor Statistics,www.bls.gov/cpi/cpisupqa.htm
Producer Price Index, Frequently Asked Questions, Bureau of Labor Statistics,www.bls.gov/ppi/ppifaq.htm
Employment Cost Trends, Frequently Asked Questions, Bureau of Labor Statistics,www.bls.gov/ncs/ect/#faq
Fact Sheet on Seasonal Adjustment in the CPI, Bureau of Labor Statistics,www.bls.gov/cpi/cpisaqanda.htm
The NBER's Business Cycle Dating Procedure: Frequently Asked Questions