Principles of Macroeconomics ECO 2013-B51A(50416) Tuesdays, 10:50am-2:10pm Prof. Nick Bergan Florida International University Academic Center One 264 May 11—June 19, 2015 Instructor Contact Information Name: Nick Bergan Email Address: [email protected] or [email protected] (email me at this address for the quickest response. Will respond within 8 hours, if not, submit it again) Office Hours: 3:30-4pm outside of the classroom or by appointment Text MACROECONOMICS By: HUBBARD and OBRIEN EDITION: 4TH 13 PUBLISHER: PEARSON Course Description Introduction to economic analysis of the overall economy: national income accounting, unemployment, inflation, monetary and fiscal policies, budget deficits and debt, long-run growth. Prerequisites High school algebra and geometry. Course Goals Principles of Macroeconomics is one-half of the introductory sequence in economics. It is designed to introduce the student to: • the basic facts about the macroeconomy; • the methods of analysis used by economists; • the fundamental theories of how the values of the main macroeconomic variables are determined; • the basic controversies about the trade-offs involved in policy intervention Cheating, plagiarism, and other forms of academic misconduct Students should become aware of FIU’s definitions of and policies toward academic misconduct. The University’s policies may be found on the FIU web-site at: Academic Misconduct and Code of Academic Integrity. If you have your cell phone out and visible, you will receive a 0 on any assessment. There is no exception to this rule!
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