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ECON 364 Macroeconomic Theory (1)

Formal models are an important way in which economists develop and communicate their arguments. This course builds on Introduction to Economic Inquiry, introducing students to the formal tools, models and methods from two major approaches to economic analysis. Students will explore theories that seek to explain the total level of economic activity in an economic system with special attention to the business cycle and the ways in which government spending, taxation and monetary policies influence unemployment, inflation and the rate of economic growth.

  • Prerequisite: ECON 132
  • Offering: Every semester
  • Instructor: Gray, Knight, Liang, Taylor, Whiting