Definition of macroeconomics in English:

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macroeconomics

Pronunciation: /ˈmakrōˌekəˈnämiks/
Pronunciation: /ˈmakrōˌēkəˈnämiks/

plural noun

[treated as singular]
The part of economics concerned with large-scale or general economic factors, such as interest rates and national productivity.
Example sentences
  • Dr. Fontana's interests include macroeconomics, monetary economics, history of economic thought, and methodology.
  • His interests include labor economics, macroeconomics, and finance.
  • A group of three papers and three comments considers Fisherian themes in monetary economics and macroeconomics.

Derivatives

macroeconomist

Pronunciation: /-iˈkänəmist/
noun
Example sentences
  • Much, indeed, still can be learned from the work of David Ricardo by macroeconomists and monetary analysts.
  • Granger's work has been a boon to macroeconomists, while Engle's has been crucial to modern finance.
  • Some macroeconomists are fond of the saying ‘inflation is always and everywhere a monetary phenomenon.’

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Syllabification: mac·ro·ec·o·nom·ics

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