Principles of Macroeconomics

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Principles of Macroeconomics

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Business, Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    MTH 123

  • 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

    Macroeconomic principles introduce students to the economist?s worldview through such concepts as opportunity cost, marginal decision making, efficiency, and the benefits of trade. It focuses on the national economy by looking at gross domestic product, aggregate supply and aggregate demand, unemployment, economic growth, business cycles, multipliers, and monetary and fiscal policies. It introduces the different policy perspectives of the Keynesian and monetarist Schools.

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