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Intermediate Macroeconomics

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An examination of the major theories developed to explain the functioning of the macroeconomy and the determination of national income in a market-oriented system. Students successfully completing this course will be able to: 1)discuss both the long run classical model and macroeconomic growth theory; 2)describe various macroeconomic measurement techniques and issues; 3)explain the short run Keynesian model; 4)discuss the difficulties inherent in macroeconomic policy-making, both monetary and fiscal, and 5)understand the role of presidential leadership in economic policymaking. Prerequisite: Economics 203. Offered alternate spring terms.