DescriptionThis course will address two major questions: (1) what are the causes of recessions, unemployment and inflation; and (2) what can governments do to combat business cycles and reduce unemployment? Topics covered include: fiscal policy, federal debt, monetary policy, and the Federal Reserve System. We will also look at the impact of international trade and the balance of payments. It is recommended that the student take this before EC 202. Lecture: 3 hours per week.
Course Instruction Checklist
(Assistance May be available) 1. Video Conferencing Platform (Remotely taught courses only) 2. Learning Management System (LMS) Requirements 3. Technology Requirements