e221syl - THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO ECON 221...

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THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO ECON 221: MACROECONOMICS IN THE WORLD ECONOMY AUTUMN 2008 Prof. George Karras Office Hours : UH 2104 (996-2321) Tue, 1:00-2:00 e-mail: [email protected] and by appointment Web Page: http://www.uic.edu/~gkarras Required Text: A.B.Abel, B.S.Bernanke, & D.Croushore, Macroeconomics , 6 th edition, 2008, Addison-Wesley. Overview: The principal aim of this course is to introduce the student to Macroeconomics and International Economics at the intermediate level. By the end of the quarter you must be familiar with how the macroeconomy works, the mechanisms of business cycles and long-run growth, how (and when) macroeconomic fiscal and monetary policy should be conducted, and how international transactions affect the economy. You will also be exposed to current issues of interest and research in macroeconomics. The basis for this course is a combination of the required textbook and the class notes. Regarding the exams, you will be responsible for everything covered in the lectures.
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2010 for the course ECON 221 taught by Professor Georgioskarras during the Spring '10 term at Ill. Chicago.

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