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Unformatted text preview: 1 Intro Macro 220:103 Neil Sheflin http://sakai.rutgers.edu http://econweb.rutgers. edu/sheflin http://wsjstudent.com/ 1 $29.95 15 weeks Oh when How much of this weeks material do you feel you understand before we begin, based on reading and HW? A. <50% B. 51-60% 2 C. 61-70% D. 71-80% E. more To your (and Bens) surprise, youve been appointed economic advisor to the President. What should NOT be done to deal with the possible double-dip recession some fear? A Raise taxe 3 A. Raise taxes B. Raise Government Spending C. Raise the money supply D. Lower interest rates E. Leave town p 2 What are we going to study in Macro? A. The causes of unemployment and inflation B. The determinants of aggregate output, prices, interest rates, income C Fiscal and Monetary Policy and Money 4 C. Fiscal and Monetary Policy and Money and the financial system and investing D. Economic growth and international economics E. All of the above (and more) Some of What We Will Deal With: Recession, Inflation, Deflation, Depression, Sub-prime mess, Unemployment, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy, Growth, Sub-prime, CDOs, Real GDP, Phillips Curve, Flexible Exchange Rates, Federal reserve, Inflation Targeting, Rules versus Discretion, Milton Friedman, Ben Bernanke, Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes Neil Sheflin 401k 5 Maynard Keynes, Neil Sheflin, 401k, Econometric Models, Free Lunch, Automatic Stabilizers, Crowding Out, Supply Side Economics, Real Business Cycles, Stocks, Bonds, Mutual Funds, Derivatives, Selling Short, Major, Careers, i-Banking, Trader Joes and more Why Take the Course? A. To help you understand and maybe change the world B. For use in careers in law, business, finance, academics, public policy, teaching, rock star, weight lifter/governor, medicine 6 C. To build or add to your knowledge of personal finance and investments D. To discuss majors, careers, get dates, get wealthy E. To learn how to learn. 3 Whats Doing in the News?...
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