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Fall 2017
Oct 22, 2017
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ECON 552 - Macroeconomics
This course provides an introduction to macroeconomics and standard theoretical models of how output, employment, and the price level are determined. The course also discusses the role of fiscal and monetary policies, as well as selected topics from international macroeconomics.
The course begins with a brief discussion of macroeconomic aggregates and their measurement in practice, but the main focus of the course is analytical. Standard analytical models address two broadly distinct topics: 
(1) macroeconomic performance and growth in the long run;
(2)short-run (business-cycle)fluctuations and stabilization (fiscal and monetary) policies.

For M.A. in Applied Economics and M.S. in Economics students.


3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: MN or MC Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Economics Department

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      MN or MC Graduate

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