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Number:EC212
Name:Macroeconomics
Description:This course is a comprehensive study of economic principles and the interactions of the various sectors in the United States economy. Topics discussed are the economizing problems; the development of American capitalism; the distribution of income, employment, and fiscal policy; money, monetary policy, and economic stability; and domestic economic problems.
Credit(s):
Offered (DAY schedule):Every semester
Instructor Permission Required:N
Pre-Requisite(s):

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: • Examine the issues of inflation, unemployment and interest rates • Consider contemporary economic policy in light of the contributions of major economists including Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes, and others • Track short and long run changes to aggregate supply and demand • Model aggregate economic output using the metric of gross domestic product • Calculate the effect of stimulus and de-stimulus on economic activity • Analyze and recommend fiscal and monetary policy directions.

Books Previously Used in this Course

Term Year Title ISBN Author Edition Publisher
S 2013 Economics: Principles, Applications and Tools 0-13-607644-0 Osullivan 6TH 10 Prentice Hall, Inc.
S 2013 Macroeconomics 1-111-82235-2 Hall, Robert Ernest 6TH 13 South-Western Publishing
F 2012 Economics: Principles, Applications and Tools 0-13-607644-0 Osullivan 6TH 10 Prentice Hall, Inc.
F 2011 ECONOMICS 0-13-607644-0 OSULLIVAN 6 PH
S 2011 ECONOMICS 0-13-607644-0 OSULLIVAN 6 PEARSON EDU
S 2011 ECONOMICS 0-13-607644-0 OSULLIVAN 6 PH
V 2011 BASIC ECONOMICS 9780324400705 MASTRIANNA 14 CENGAGE LEARNING
F 2010 ECONOMICS 0-13-607644-0 OSULLIVAN 6 PH
F 2010 ECONOMICS: PRINCIPLES, AP 0-13-607644-0 O'SULLIVAN 6 PEA031
S 2010 ECONOMICS 0-13-223565-X OSULLIVAN 5 PH
U 2010 MACROECONOMICS: PRIN & AP 1-4390-3898-8 HALL 5 SW
F 2009 ECONOMICS 0-13-223565-X OSULLIVAN 5 PEARSON EDUCATION
S 2009 BASIC ECONOMICS 9780324400705 MASTRIANNA 14 CENGAGE LEARNING
S 2009 ECONOMICS 0-13-223565-X OSULLIVAN 5 PEARSON EDUCATION
F 2008 ECONOMICS 0-13-223565-X OSULLIVAN 5 PEARSON EDUCATION
S 2008 ECONOMICS OSULLIVAN 5 PEA031
S 2008 MACROECONOMICS: PRIN & AP HALL 4 SW
S 2008 WAL-MART EFFECT FISHMAN PENGUIN
F 2007 ECONOMICS OSULLIVAN 5 PEA031
S 2007 ECONOMICS 0-13-147971-7 OSULLIVAN 4 PEARSON EDUCATION
U 2007 Basic Economics 0-324-40693-2 Mastrianna 14 Thomson
S 2006 ECONOMICS:PRINCIPLES+TOOLS-W/CD OSULLIVAN 3RD 03
F 2005 ECONOMICS:PRINCIPLES+TOOLS-W/CD OSULLIVAN 3RD 03
F 2003 Economics 0130081515 O'Sullivan 3 Prentice Hall
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