Topics Outline by wA7VNT61

VIEWS: 11 PAGES: 1

									                               ECON 104
             INTRODUCTORY MACROECONOMIC ANALYSIS AND POLICY

                               SPRING 2012 SEMESTER
                           TRAVIS L. LETELLIER, LECTURER

                                     TOPICS OUTLINE
                                   JANUARY – MAY 2012

UNIT 1
Topics:        Introduction; Demand and Supply; Measuring GDP; the “Twin Evils”

Chapter 3:     Where Prices Come From: The Interaction of Demand and Supply
Chapter 4:     Economic Efficiency, Government Price Setting, and Taxes
Chapter 7:     GDP: Measuring Total Production and Income
Chapter 8:     Unemployment and Inflation

UNIT 2
Topics:        Business Cycles; Long-Run Economic Growth; the Keynesian A.E. model

Chapter 9:     Economic Growth, the Financial System, and Business Cycles
Chapter 10:    Long-Run Economic Growth: Sources and Policies
Chapter 11:    Aggregate Expenditure and Output in the Short Run

UNIT 3
Topics:        the Classical A.D./A.S. model; Monetary Policy; Fiscal Policy

Chapter 12:    Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply Analysis
Chapter 13:    Money, Banks, and the Federal Reserve System
Chapter 14:    Monetary Policy
Chapter 15:    Fiscal Policy

								
To top