ECON 120 Spring 2013 Principles of Macroeconomics (Q)

Also offered Fall 2012

This course provides an introduction to the study of the aggregate national economy. Develops the basic theories of macroeconomics and applies them to topics of current interest. Explores issues such as: the causes of inflation, unemployment, recessions, and depressions; the role of government fiscal and monetary policy in stabilizing the economy; the determinants of long-run economic growth; the long- and short-run effects of taxes, budget deficits, and other government policies on the national economy; and the workings of exchange rates and international finance.
Class Format: lecture/discussion
Requirements/Evaluation: problem sets, short essays, midterm, final exam (Samson's section will have 2 one-hour exams and a final)
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Prerequisites: Economics 110
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Divisional Attributes: Division II, Quantitative and Formal Reasoning
Other Attributes: POEC Required Courses
Enrollment Limit: 40
Expected Enrollment: 40
Class Number: 3413
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ECON120-02(S) LEC Principles of Macroeconomics (Q) Division 2: Social StudiesQuantitative and Formal Reasoning Will Olney
TR 08:30 AM-09:45 AM Schapiro Hall 129 3413
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