Economics
 

Intermediate Macroeconomics

Intermediate Macroeconomics
Intermediate macroeconomic theory, emphasizing income, unemployment, and price-level analysis.
ECON
381
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesECON 110 & MATH 112
 RecommendedEcon 380 or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining ECON 381
Course Outcomes: 

Econ 381 students will be able to

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the nature and construction of key macroeconomic data;
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the connection between microeconomics and macroeconomics;
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of standard models of
    1. economic growth
    2. long-run macroeconomic behavior
    3. short-run macroeconomic behavior
  4. Use these models to analyze the macroeconomic effects of monetary and fiscal policy changes as well as other economic shocks;
  5. Use these models to interpret historical and current events; and
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of issues regarding the value and limitations of monetary and fiscal policy.