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.
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.
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