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Unformatted text preview: DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY Common Course Outline for ECON 303, Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory I, Instructor: See your section information at myconcordia.ca. Office: H1155.XX Phone: (514)848-2424 ext. XXXX Email: Office Hours: Description This course is an introduction to macroeconomic theory. Key topics include the con- sumer and firm behavior, consumption-savings decision, real interest rate, taxes and government debt. The detailed list of the covered materials is displayed on page 3. The theoretical focus of the course is building basic macroeconomic models from microe- conomic principles. Essentially, the course aims at giving students the tools required to evaluate the impact of various policies using a unified equilibrium framework which comprises the labor, credit and goods markets. Policy issues are examined in ECON 304. Textbook The required textbook is Stephen D. Williamson Macroeconomics (third Canadian edition), Pearson, Addison-Wesley, ISBN: 978-0-321-41604-9. You can also use theedition), Pearson, Addison-Wesley, ISBN: 978-0-321-41604-9....
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