Macroeconomic analysis - Bringing the big picture into focus, part 1

Learning objectives

This course, the first of a two-part series, will offer a detailed examination of the foundations of modern macroeconomics. After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Recognize the definitions and concepts utilized in economics and macroeconomic theory.
  • Recognize the causes of shifts in aggregate demand and aggregate supply in the business cycle.
  • Recognize the various types of unemployment and how to measure them.
  • Identify how inflation is measured.
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