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EIB E212M: Macroeconomics

Course Description

Intermediate level course in macroeconomic theory and practice oriented toward industrial economy issues, with explicit, frequent reference to the global economic and financial turbulence of the last five years. Begins with rigorous coverage of national income accounting and definitions of the most important macroeconomic variables. Covers short-run Keynesian underemployment equilibria, money and financial assets, labor markets, inflation, economic growth and technological change, monetary and fiscal policy, the origins of the financial crisis of 2007-2008. Includes interpretation of the most important macroeconomic indicators. Prerequisite: Comfort with basic economic principles at level of E201 or equivalent.

Course faculty: Michael W. Klein
Course duration: Second half
Credits/Units: 1.5

Fall 2020

Faculty: Michael W. Klein
Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday, Friday
Time: 10:30 am - 11:45 am
SIS number: 84771

Final Exam

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