Academic Catalog Course Description

This course description is provided from Haverford College's Academic Catalog. More information about course offerings and academic programs can be found in the catalog or in the Academics section of the College's website.


Janet Ceglowski

Division: Social Science
Domain(s): B: Analysis of the Social World

The goal of this course is to provide a thorough understanding of the behavior of the aggregate economy and the likely effects of government stabilization policies. Models of output, inflation, unemployment and interest rates are developed, along with theories of consumption, investment, economic growth, exchange rates and the trade balance. These models are used to analyze the likely macroeconomic effects of fiscal and monetary policies and to explore current macroeconomic issues and problems. Prerequisites: ECON 105, MATH B101 (or equivalent), and one 200-level Economics elective. ECON H201 does not count as an elective.

(Offered: Fall 2023)