Courses: Empirical Macroeconomics (ECONH251A01)

Fall 2010

The aim of this course is to provide students with an understanding of the design and implementation of macroeconomic and financial policies. The course will cover the principal features of accounts used in macroeconomic analysis, the diagnosis of macroeconomic performance, and the preparation of an internally consistent macroeconomic policy program that will move an economy toward internal and external balance. Actual case studies will be used. Teams will be formed, and each team will collectively prepare an analysis of economic background and formulate a policy program for a given country.

Prerequisites: Intro Macroeconomics and proficiency in the use of spreadsheets.

Fulfills: SO I

Department

Economics (Web site)

Taught By

Biswajit Banerjee (Profile)

Location

Haverford, Gest 103

Meeting Times

TTh 11:30-1:00