ECON 131 : Principles of Macroeconomics

Credits

3

Class Hours

3 lecture

Prerequisites

Qualified for ENG 100.

Semester Offered

Fall, Spring

Description

The field of macroeconomics explores how the economic system operates and interacts with other social and political forces. This course focuses on the system of capitalism and how it determines the national income (GDP) and economic growth, employment/unemployment rates, and national/global economic inequality. This course also explores the government’s role in regulation and determining fiscal policies, inflation, trade imbalances, and exchange rates. Finally, the relationship between business and the economy is studied through an examination of the multinational corporation.

Designations

Diversification: Social Sciences — DS