This textbook provides a clear, accurate and up-to-date introduction to macroeconomics. The contents have been selected in response to the requirements of first examinations in macroeconomics at A level, first year degree level, and other higher education courses. The presentation is one that is suitable both for structured coursework and for private study. The selected topics are covered in detail and each section has samples of examination questions and data response. References are provided throughout for further study.