Learn about the Power of Macroeconomics in the real world online

Learn about the Power of Macroeconomics online


The Power of Macroeconomics: Economic Principles in the Real World is a free online course conducted by the University of California, Irvine.

About the course

In this course, students will learn all of the major principles of macroeconomics normally taught in a quarter or semester course to college undergraduates or MBA students.

Perhaps more importantly, they will also learn how to apply these principles to a wide variety of situations in both your personal and professional lives. In this way, the Power of Macroeconomics will help them prosper in an increasingly competitive and globalized environment.

Course Syllabus

Week 1: An Overview of Modern Macroeconomics

Week 2: The Aggregate Supply-Aggregate Demand Model and the Classical-Keynesian Debate

Week 3: The Keynesian Model and Fiscal Policy

Week 4: The Federal Reserve and Monetary Policy

Week 5: Unemployment, Inflation, and Stagflation

Week 6: The Warring Schools of Macroeconomics

Week 7: Economic Growth and Productivity

Week 8: Budget Deficits and the Public Debt

Week 9: International Trade and Protectionism

Week 10: Exchange Rates, The Balance of Payments, and Trade Deficits

Week 11: The Economics of Developing Countries

Course Sessions

October 6, 2014 - December 22, 2014

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