ECO 311: Intermediate Macro

Prerequisite: ECO 300 or permission of instructor

A one-semester course in contemporary intermediate macro theory. Covers issues in economic growth, unemployment, and inflation. Develops and contrasts the New Classical (equilibrium) and Neo-Keynesian (disequilibrium) models in the aggregate demand/aggregate supply framework for both closed and open economies. Policy implications of each model are discussed. Introduces students to sources of macroeconomic data.