This course introduces students to the theory and practice of intermediate-level macroeconomics. Topics include data collection and measurement of key macroeconomic variables, the closed economy one-period model, models of economic growth, search and unemployment, and inflation. Data collection will involve downloading economic series from data bases such as the CANSIM database of Statistics Canada and working with spreadsheets such as EXCEL.
Weekly Contact: Lecture:3 hrs. Tutorial:1 hr.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1