Introduction to Macroeconomics

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Macroeconomics

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    3
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4
  • Overview

    Course Description and Objectives:

    Economic theory consists of microeconomics and macroeconomics. The course ‘Introduction to Macroeconomics’ introduces to you the field of macroeconomics which considers economies as a whole. Typical questions in macroeconomics include how can short-run fluctuations be minimized or how can long-run economic growth be sustained. During the course of the semester we will cover topics such as the measurement of national income, economic growth, unemployment, inflation, money, international trade and exchange rates, short-run fluctuations, the effectiveness of monetary and fiscal policy, and the Phillips curve.

    At the end of this course, we should have a general understanding of macroeconomic phenomena and theory. We should be able to have a general understanding of the unique perspective taken by macroeconomists in their study of society and human behavior. Also, we should be able to understand the methods used by macroeconomists and how they are applied to everyday decisions.

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Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.