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Cornell University    
 
    
 
  Oct 17, 2017
 
Courses of Study 2017-2018
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AEM 1300 - Introduction to Macroeconomic Theory and Policy


(SBA-AG)      
Summer. 3 credits. Student option grading.

Forbidden Overlap: ECON 1120 .
This course satisfies the CALS and Dyson School requirements for introductory macroeconomics.

A. Basu, S. Kyle.

This course is an introduction to macroeconomic analysis at the college level and the issues that are most important to the national debate relating to economic policy.

Outcome 1: Identify the basic structure of the US Economy.

Outcome 2: Explain a simple macroeconomic model of how the economy works to generate growth and employment.

Outcome 3: Illustrate how macroeconomic aggregates (such as GDP, inflation, employment) are measured.

Outcome 4: Identify data sources for macroeconomic variables.

Outcome 5: Use all of the above to critique important macroeconomic issues of the present time.



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