Intermediate Macroeconomics

Course Description

Building on the principles of macroeconomics, this course prepares students to analyze macroeconomic issues of the current time. Emphasis is placed on the measurement of income, prices and employment; monetary and fiscal policy; financial market; the public sector; international trade and international finance; and the current global issues.

Learning Outcomes

  • Analyze the measurement of income, prices and unemployment
  • Analyze the tools of monetary policy
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of fiscal policy
  • Analyze the performance of the public sector and national debt
  • Analyze the role of the foreign sector with particular reference to globalization
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of public policy in solving current economic problems


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