ECON 252(F,S) Macroeconomics

A study of macroeconomic theory and policy: the determinants of aggregate output, employment and prices, and the tools of monetary and fiscal policy used by the government in attempts to promote growth and limit inflation. The purpose is both to explain macroeconomics theory and to use it as a framework for discussing the current state of the U.S. economy and for analyzing recent economic policy. Instructors may use elementary calculus in assigned readings, exams, and lectures. Prerequisites: Economics 101 and any 200-level course in economics.

Hour: First Semester: SAMSON Second Semester: MEARDON, SIEGLER