Introduction to Macroeconomics
by Robert M. Kunst
Publisher: University of Vienna 2006
Number of pages: 90
Macroeconomics describes and explains economic processes that concern aggregates. An aggregate is a multitude of economic subjects that share some common features. By contrast, microeconomics treats economic processes that concern individuals.
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