2018-2019 Catalog

ECON 361 Topics in Macro-Economic Theory and Policy

This course examines issues in Macroeconomics, beyond those typically addressed at the intermediate level, with a strong emphasis on macroeconomic policy. Specific topics include: intertemporal choice in macroeconomics, inflation, targeting and the risk management approach to monetary policy, international macroeconomics, recent advances in the study of the aggregate labor market, real business cycle models, government debt and the intertemporal government budget constraint, and time series macroeconomics.


4 units


ECON 251