syllabus - ECONOMICS 2020-030 Principles of Macroeconomics...

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ECONOMICS 2020-030 Principles of Macroeconomics Spring 2008 Instructor: Craig Kerr Office: ECON 414 E-mail: [email protected] Homepage: webfiles.colorado.edu/kerrc Office Hours: Thursday 9-11 AM Text: Mankiw, N. Gregory, Brief Principles of Macroeconomics, 4 th Edition 2007 Older versions of the text will be sufficient if you want to save money. Course Objectives: The objective of this class in to introduce the student to topics in macroeconomics. It is the sequel to Principles of Microeconomics. Rather than look at the behavior of individual agents, macroeconomics is con- cerned with analyzing economies as a whole. The questions of concern will include: Why are some countries rich and others poor? What are the sources of economics booms and recessions? Why is there unemployment? What are the sources of inflation? And, how do government policies affect output, inflation and unemployment? Grading:
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course ECON 2020 taught by Professor Kaplan,jul during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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