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Principles of Macroeconomics - ECON 2105

Description

ECON 2105 is the study of how the economy, as a whole, functions. The course is intended to introduce students to concepts that will enable them to understand and analyze economic aggregates and evaluate economic policies.


Name Office Phone Email
Aloysius Amin Clayton State University
aloysiusamin@clayton.edu
Michael Gove University of North Georgia
michael.gove@ung.edu
Melanie Hildebrandt University of West Georgia
mhildebr@westga.edu
Fady Mansour Columbus State University
Mansour_fady@columbusstate.edu
Amanda Wilsker Georgia Gwinnett College
awilsker@ggc.edu
3

Credit Hours


Prerequisites

  • See your home institution's prerequisite requirement.

Free Textbook

  • Open educational resources (OER)

Course Equivalency

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of macroeconomic concepts and macro-economic theories.
  • Measure macroeconomic variables such as GDP, Unemployment, Inflation, and Economic growth.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the banking sector and the Federal Reserve System
  • Evaluate and analyze policies such as Monetary policy and Fiscal policy.
  • Unit 1: Scarcity - Opportunity Cost, PPF and Comparative Advantage
  • Unit 2: Demand and Supply
  • Unit 3: GDP: Measurement and Problems
  • Unit 4: Economic Growth
  • Unit 5: Unemployment and Inflation
  • Unit 6: AD-AS, Classical & Keynesian Perspectives
  • Unit 7: Money & Banking System, Monetary Policy
  • Unit 8: Government Budgets and Fiscal Policy

Your final grade will be based on the following breakdown. Please note that each instructor may choose to make modifications.

  • Participation & Discussions – 15%
  • Quizzes – 15%
  • Problem-Based Assignments - 20%
  • Article Review/Writing Assignments - 20%
  • * Midterm Exam - 15%
  • * Final Exam - 15%

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