2020 Courses

  • Winter Session 2020 course rosters will be available in late September.
  • Summer Session 2020 course rosters will be available in November.

Course description

This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

This course is an introduction to macroeconomic analysis at the college level and the issues that are most important to the national debate relating to economic policy.

Outcome 1: Identify the basic structure of the US Economy.

Outcome 2: Explain a simple macroeconomic model of how the economy works to generate growth and employment.

Outcome 3: Illustrate how macroeconomic aggregates (such as GDP, inflation, employment) are measured.

Outcome 4: Identify data sources for macroeconomic variables.

Outcome 5: Use all of the above to critique important macroeconomic issues of the present time.

Forbidden overlap: ECON 1120. This course satisfies the CALS and Dyson School requirements for introductory macroeconomics.


Summer 2019: Ithaca campus

Section ID:AEM 1300 001-LEC
Class dates:July 15-August 2, 2019
Days/times:M-F 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM 175
M-F 1 PM - 2 PM 175
Location:Ithaca campus
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Basu, A. (ab362)
Kyle, S. (sck5)
Max. enroll:110

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