CONTENIDO: The power of economic thinking. Economics in perspective. Opportunity cost, specialization, and trade. Private markets and prices: laws of demand and supply, Markets, economic welfare, and politics. The fundamentals of macroeconomics. Contemporary macroeconomics. Measuring the macroeconomy. Classical macroeconomic theory. Keynesian macroeconomics. Aggregate demand and aggregate supply. Fiscal policy and the supply side: using the tools. Taxes, deficits, and the debt. Money. Money, banking, and the Federal Reserve. Money and inflation. Macroeconomic policy and economic growth. Macroeconomic theory and policy. Global economic growth and development. International trade and the global economy. International trade. International finance.