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Economics courses carry social science credit.

ECON 201-CN : Introduction to Macroeconomics


This course familiarizes students with the basic principles of macroeconomics including the role of the government, the role of banks, the importance of interest rates, and the effects of policies involving trade, tax, and other concepts. The course covers a variety of economic topics, including why auction markets are so common, why countries would desire to trade with one another, how currencies are valued and traded, why shortages and surpluses occur, and why some people earn high incomes while others earn low incomes. Also, the class with have a couple interactive online opportunities to learn from different economic situations. Topics include: supply and demand, competition vs. monopoly, inflation, unemployment, recessions, booms and recessions, fiscal and monetary policy, budget deficits, international trade, and exchange rates.

Fall 2022
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
09/20/22 - 12/10/22M
6:15 – 9:15 p.m.Wieboldt Hall 40613
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Engel, Emily
Chicago Campus
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