1260Spring 2021
3 Credits

Principles of Macroeconomics

Study the principles that impact an economy as a whole, such as national output and input, unemployment, inflation, and governmental use of macroeconomic policy.
Xuefeng Pan 潘学峰
Course Introduction
Xuefeng Pan 潘学峰
Xuefeng Pan 潘学峰Ph.D. University of California at Riverside

Xuefeng Pan is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing. He holds a Ph.D. in Econ from UC Riverside, an M.A. in Management from Tsinghua University, and a B.A. in Law from Peking University. Before joining the academe, he was an analyst in the head quarters of the Agricultural Bank of China. His current research focuses on household finance, consumer finance, and real estate finance. In addition to his research, he loves watching movies and once was a part-time movie critic. He also enjoys reading ancient Chinese poetry, especially those by the famous Su Dongpo.

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Principles of Macroeconomics

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3 Credits
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Course Description

This course is an analysis of national income and employment, economic fluctuations, monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, growth, and international aspects of macroeconomic policy. This course is an analysis of prices, output, and income distribution through the interaction of households and business firms in a modern Western economy. The appropriate role of government intervention is examined, and basic analytical tools are applied to current economic problems. 

Courses Outcomes

You will learn:

  • What determines national output
  • What drives unemployment/employment, interest rates, and inflation
  • How monetary and fiscal policies work

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