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Economics

Students generally complete MATH 220, STAT 202, ECON 281, and ECON 310 before enrolling in other 300-level economics courses. Economics courses carry social science credit.


ECON 201-CN : Introduction to Macroeconomics


Description

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.

As of 3/23/22, the Spring 2022 section of this course has been cancelled.


Fall 2021
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
09/21/21 - 12/11/21M
6:15 – 9:15 p.m.Wieboldt Hall 50712
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Engel, Emily
Chicago Campus
Open

Spring 2022
Start/End DatesDay(s)TimeBuildingSection
03/28/22 - 06/11/22Days: TBA
Time: TBA 12
InstructorCourse LocationStatusCAESAR Course ID
Engel, Emily
Chicago Campus
Cancelled
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