Macroeconomics II

University of Auckland

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Macroeconomics II

  • Host University

    University of Auckland

  • Location

    Auckland, New Zealand

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Prerequisite: ECON 111 and MATHS 108 or 150 or 153, or 180 points in a BSc major in Mathematics or Statistics with a GPA of at least 5 and at least a B in MATHS 150 or 153

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Provides an introduction to the dynamic microfoundations of macroeconomics, and demonstrates how we can utilise these foundations (i) to understand the trends and fluctuations of macroeconomic aggregates like national output, unemployment, inflation and interest rates, and (ii) to predict the outcome of alternative government policies related to current economic problems of New Zealand and the rest of the world.

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