14.02 Principles of Macroeconomics

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Provides an overview of macroeconomic issues including the determination of national income, economic growth, unemployment, inflation, interest rates, and exchange rates. Introduces basic macroeconomic models and illustrates key principles through applications to the experience of the US and other economies. Explores a range of current policy debates, such as the economic effects of monetary and fiscal policy, the causes and consequences of the 2008 global financial crisis, and the factors that influence long-term growth in living standards. Lectures are recorded and available for students with scheduling conflicts.

This class has no prerequisites.

14.02 will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by M. Beraja and R. Caballero.

Lecture occurs 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 54-100.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

You can find more information on MIT OpenCourseWare at the Principles of Macroeconomics site or on the 14.02 Stellar site.

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