Survey of Macroeconomics

Korea University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Survey of Macroeconomics

  • Host University

    Korea University

  • Location

    Seoul, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Business, Nutrition and Food Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisite: Principles of Economics or Intermediate Microeconomics

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    Macroeconomics generally refers to a collection of questions about how scarcity affects a collection of people interacting with one another. This course focuses on macroeconomic structure and interactive behavior among agents (households, firms, government, etc). Topics include GDP, inflation, unemployment, economic growth, the financial system, the monetary system, open-economy macroeconomics (exchange rates), government spending and taxation, business cycle theory, monetary and fiscal policy, and so on.

    Course Objectives
    1. Learning macroeconomic theories and applications
    2. Obtaining economic and systematic way of understanding economic events in reality

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations