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Economics In Context
Supplemental Updates

In Context UpdateGDAE's Theory and Education Program is developing a series of short (1-2 page) updates on contemporary economic issues. They serve as extensions to the material covered within the In Context textbook series, and will continue to be provided on a regular basis.


Current publications include:

The Great Recession’s Impact on Wealth Inequality in the U.S.
Download Update #1 – Relates to:
Microeconomics in Context Chapter 10
Macroeconomics in Context Chapter 15
Principles of Economics in Context Chapters 11 and 30.
The Use of Behavioral Economics to Increase Government Revenue
Download Update #2 – Relates to:
Microeconomics in Context Chapter 7
Principles of Economics in Context Chapter 8
Accounting for Carbon Emission Externalities in U.S. Environmental Policy
Download Update #3 – Relates to:
Microeconomics in Context Chapters 12 and 13
Principles of Economics in Context
Chapters 13 and 14
The Impact of Austerity Policies in Europe
Download Update #4 – Relates to:
Macroeconomics in Context Chapters 15 and 16
Principles of Economics in Context Chapters 30 and 31.
Education Inequality in the U.S.
Download Update #5 – Relates to:
Microeconomics in Context Chapter 10
Principles of Economics in Context
Chapter 11
Gender Wage Inequality and Work Hours
Download Update #6 – Relates to:
Microeconomics in Context Chapter 9
Principles of Economics in Context
Chapter 10
Markets for Restaurant Reservations
Download Update #7 – Relates to:
Microeconomics in Context Chapter 3
Macroeconomics in Context Chapter 4
Principles of Economics in Context
Chapter 4
Human and Planetary Health
Download Update #8 – Relates to:
Microeconomics in Context Chapters 12 & 13
Macroeconomics in Context Chapter 18
Principles of Economics in Context
Chapters 13, 14, and 33.

If you have comments or suggestions for future briefs, email us at gdae@tufts.edu.

  

Principles of Economics in Context 
Principles of Economics in ContextPrinciples of Economics in Context combines GDAE’s Microeconomics in Context and Macroeconomics in Context books to offer a full presentation of economic issues in real world context, including economic, environmental, behavioral, and social issues. The text is available in print and as an eBook.
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Microeconomics in Context 
Microeconomics in Context provides a thorough introduction to the principles of microeconomics, but it also delves deeper, offering a fresh portrait of the economic realities of the 21st century. This text examines economic activity in its environmental and social contexts, drawing on both traditional economic principles and new research to give students greater insight into our economic world. The Third Edition is available in print and as an eBook.
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Macroeconomics in Context
Macroeconomics in ContextMacroeconomics in Context is the companion text to Microeconomics in Context. While covering standard topics such as classical and Keynesian approaches, the text also addresses issues such as ecological sustainability, non-marketed production, the quality of life, and income distribution. The text focuses on policies that achieve macroeconomic stabilization while promoting long-term sustainability and human well-being. The Second Edition is available in print and as an eBook.
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