BG2400 Macroeconomics



Course Description

This course is to give students the overall picture of the economic system. A study of the relationship between micro-economics and macro-economics will be the starting point. However, stresses of this course are on the followings : theories and methods of measurement of output and national income, money and role of financial institutions, quantity theory of money, price level, consumption theory, savings and investment, government expenditure, balances of trade and payment, various economic problems and their solutions: inflation, deflation, unemployment, business cycle. The subject also covers the importance and role of macroeconomics in basic economic development.

Class Material

Course Syllabus - Day Program

Course Syllabus - Evening Program

Chapter 4 - Measuring GDP and Economic Growth

Chapter 5 - Monitoring Jobs and Inflation

Chapter 6 - Economic Growth

Chapter 7 - Finance, Saving, and Investment

Chapter 8 - Money, The Price Level, and Inflation

Chapter 9 - The Exchange Rate and The Balance of Payments

Chapter 10 - ggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand

Chapter 11 - Expenditure Multipliers

Chapter 12 - Inflation, Jobs, and The Business Cycle

Chapter 13 - Fiscal Policy

Chapter 14 - Monetary Policy

Chapter 15 - International Trade Policy