Course Detail for ECON 24021

LocationDublin, Ireland (UCD)
DisciplineECON
ND Course Number24021
ND Course TitlePrinciples of Macroeconomics
Host University NumberECON 10020
Host University TitlePrinciples of Macroeconomics
Course Description

ECON 10020 Principles of Macroeconomics at UCD;This module provides an introduction to macroeconomic principles. The topics covered are: national income accounting, economic growth, short-run determination of national income, money and banking, inflation, unemployment, exchanges rates and the open economy, fiscal and monetary policy. Prerequisite : This module is a prequisite for all students planning to take economics as a major at level 2 (second year). This includes (a) economics as a single subject major (b) economics as one of two subjects in a joint major programme (c) economics as a major in a major/minor combination. It is also a prequisite for ECON 2001 (Macroeconomics) and ECON 2011 (Irish Economy) taken as electives. On completion of this module students should be able to: ·Develop their analytical skills through the application of macroeconomic theory to problems and case studies. ·Understand of the determinants of aggregate economic activity and the role of macroeconomic policy in stabilising the economy.

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Language of InstructionEnglish
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