Advanced macroeconomic analysis of the economy, that is, how economists think in terms of a country. Description of the elements that compose the big picture of an economy and the way they interact. We will cover subjects as: national income accounting, unemployment, inflation, monetary and fiscal policies, budget deficits and debt, long-run growth...
All these terms will make sense and at the end of the course we should be able to understand:
We will follow ongoing economic events and analyze them under the light of the concepts learned.
Prerequisite: Econ 100
Grades determined by bi-weekly online quizzes, two in-class examinations, and a comprehensive final exam.