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Macroeconomics & Literacy

Course Number: 
ECO-203
Minimum Credits: 
3
The successful operation of modern economies depends on the participation of economically literate citizens. An economically literate citizen should be able to: identify problems, gather relevant information, weigh costs and benefits, analyze incentives, and make choices. Students successfully completing this course will be able to comprehend and use basic economic concepts, interpret major macroeconomic statistics, explain how both monetary and fiscal policy can be used to stabilize the economy, and discuss macroeconomic issues.