This text is suitable for college and university-level courses in Introductory Macroeconomics.
The second edition ofFoundations of Macroeconomicshas one goal in mind, to make economics clear and understandable to every student. Bade/Parkin/Lyons focus on the core economic concepts and take a straightforward approach in explaining these concepts to the reader.
Technology is integrated throughout the text to help strengthen the reader's understanding of economics, appealing to the varied learning styles of today's student.
Throughout the text, the reader's understanding is reinforced with Checkpoints. These are integrated within the chapters to provide further understanding of the key concepts used in the text.
Graphs are a fundamental aspect of economics. Understanding diagrams is a key skill students must learn. Bade/Parkin/Lyons' use of diagrams and graphs has been praised by users as being clear, informative, and an invaluable learning tool.