Intermediate Macroeconomics

Intermediate Macroeconomics
Intermediate macroeconomic theory, emphasizing income, unemployment, and price-level analysis.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesECON 110 & MATH 112
 RecommendedEcon 380 or concurrent enrollment.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining ECON 381
Course Outcomes

Econ 381 students will be able to

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the nature and construction of key macroeconomic data;
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the connection between microeconomics and macroeconomics;
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of standard models of
    1. economic growth
    2. long-run macroeconomic behavior
    3. short-run macroeconomic behavior
  4. Use these models to analyze the macroeconomic effects of monetary and fiscal policy changes as well as other economic shocks;
  5. Use these models to interpret historical and current events; and
  6. Demonstrate an understanding of issues regarding the value and limitations of monetary and fiscal policy.