Course Department: 
Economics
Course Frequency: 
Fall, spring
Course Description: 

This course is designed to introduce classic macroeconomic issues such as growth, inflation, unemployment, interest rates, exchange rates, technological progress, and budget deficits. The course provides a unified framework to address these issues and to study the impact of different policies, such as monetary and fiscal policies, on aggregate economic performance. These analytical tools will be used to understand the recent experience of the United States and other countries and to address how current policy initiatives affect macroeconomic performance. One unit.

Course Number: 

111

Course Section Header: 
Economics Courses
Course Section SubHeader: 
Introductory Courses