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.
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
October 6, 2014 - December 22, 2014
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