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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions


AEM 1300 Introduction to Macroeconomic Theory and Policy

Course description

(summer only) This course is only offered in the Summer Session.

This course is an introduction to macroeconomic analysis at the college level and the issues that are most important to the national debate relating to economic policy. Outcome 1: Identify the basic structure of the US Economy. Outcome 2: Explain a simple macroeconomic model of how the economy works to generate growth and employment. Outcome 3: Illustrate how macroeconomic aggregates (such as GDP, inflation, employment) are measured. Outcome 4: Identify data sources for macroeconomic variables. Outcome 5: Use all of the above to critique important macroeconomic issues of the present time.

Forbidden overlap: ECON 1120. This course satisfies the CALS and Dyson School requirements for introductory macroeconomics.


AEM 1300 001-LEC On-campus Extra-session

Class dates:July 15-August 2, 2019
Exam dates:Will be provided by instructor (see Final exams)
Days/times:M-F 10:15 AM - 11:45 AM Warren Hall 175
M-F 1 PM - 2 PM Warren Hall 175
Grade:Student option
Instructor:Basu, A. (ab362)
Kyle, S. (sck5)
Max. enroll:110
To enroll:To enroll, complete and submit a course enrollment form and your payment to the Summer Session office. For more information, see enrollment and registration. Please note that late registration fees may apply.

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