14.02 Principles of Macroeconomics
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.
Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 10-250.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
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