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.
Course Introduction

Principles of Macroeconomics

This course is accredited through the school of record, UIBE.
3 Credits

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

…and more