tentative_Macro_Syllabus_Fall_2008

tentative_Macro_Syllabus_Fall_2008 - EC 302 Instructor:...

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EC 302 Intermediate Macroeconomics Fall 2008 Tentative Syllabus Instructor: Patricia Wilson Office: 108 Old Botany Hall Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday: 10:00 – 12:00; after class; and by appointment Phone: 353-9934 Email: wilso514@msu.edu Class time and place: 8:30 – 9:50 am Tuesday and Thursday; 128 Natural Sciences Building Course Objective: Macroeconomics is the study of the economy as a whole. We will study theories and models of the economy to understand issues regarding output and growth, business cycles, inflation and unemployment. The theories will help address questions like: What causes recessions and can/should policymakers reduce the severity? What are the effects of fiscal and monetary policy? What are the effects of trade policy? What are unemployment and inflation and how are they related? What is the source of economic growth? Why do some economies grow faster than others?
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2010 for the course EC EC 302 taught by Professor Wilson during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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