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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Economics (ECON)
Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory: A Mathematical Approach
Intermed Macro: Mathematical
Spring 2017
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ECON 1011 and ECON 1012; MATH 1221 or MATH 1231 or MATH 1252


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ECON 2102 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
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Development and application of mathematical models of aggregate economic behavior with a focus on the intertemporal choices made by households, firms, and governments. Corequisite: MATH 1232. Recommended for students pursuing the BS degree in economics.
Students will be able to: Describe basic time series of US data, features of business cycle fluctuations. and analyze the equilibrium impact of simple government policies. Describe empirical regularities of economic growth and discuss the leading theories and their policy implications. Be able to use an intertemporal model to analyze policy. Understand the issue of time consistency, role of money in an economy and be able to discuss broad issues in central banking.
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CCAS - GCR:Social & Behavioral
ESIA-Intl Econ Conc (2010)
ESIA-Intl Econ Conc (Pre 2010)
SEAS - Soc. Science Electives

sumjos (Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:58:22 GMT): Rollback: Change corequisite
echacko (Thu, 24 Mar 2016 11:06:39 GMT): Rollback: Statement on accommodation of religious holidays is missing in syllabus. Also please note that as per current regulations, a student who is failing the course CANNOT be given an incomplete. Please be sure to change this in the syllabus as well. Also fix the typos.
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