Principles Of Macroeconomics

ECN2000 Principles of Macroeconomics
4 Intermediate Liberal Arts Credits
Understanding the economy requires knowing what affects key variables such as output, employment, prices, interest rates and exchange rates, how these variables are measured, and how they fluctuate with the national economy over the business cycle. Students in ECN2000 will master these concepts, as well as understand the impact of inflation, deflation, recessions and trade imbalances on the economy. Students will be introduced to social challenges such as poverty and income inequality. They will also gain an introductory understanding of the banking system, money creation and the tools of monetary, fiscal and trade policies used by governments to manage sustainable growth in the context of the international economy.

Prerequisites: None

  • Program: Undergraduate
  • Division: Economics
  • Level: Intermediate Liberal Arts (UGrad)
  • Course Number: ECN2000
  • Number of Credits: 4