Mahidol University

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    Mahidol University

  • Location

    Bangkok, Thailand

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

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

    Course Description:

    Introduction to macroeconomics principle, theories of output, consumption, inflation, unemployment, fiscal and monetary policy, international monetary system.

    Course Objectives:

    1. Introduce and describe the fundamental concepts of economics such as what is economics, demand and supply analysis, elasticity, markets and competition, etc.
    2. Explain some of the macroeconomics variables or indicators such as, GDP, GNP, Inflation, the rate of interest, unemployment rate.
    3. Analyze some of the macroeconomics theory such as short-run and long-run of economy, the modern Keynesian theory, IS-LM framework and AS-AD model.

    Teaching Methods:

    • Provide lecture during the class hours
    • Introduce games for analytical thinking
    • Discuss some of the current economic news

    Teaching Media:

    • PowerPoint presentation
    • Newspaper

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Some courses may require additional fees.

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.

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


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