This course focuses on employment, output, and income determination. It also analyzes problems associated with short-run cyclical fluctuations and stabilization policy.
Rudiger Dornbusch, Stanley Fischer, and Richard Startz, Macroeconomcs, 7th ed.
Students are required to complete three essays examinations related to class materials and submit a term paper.
You must write a paper that analyzes a macroeconomic event, problem or phenomenon. You may choose any focus that you wish so long that it is within the scope of macroeconomics. In the paper you must use a macroeconomic theory from the textbook as the framework from which you will analysis your issue. Whatever else your paper include you should define the problem; describe why it is a problem; explore the different points of view regarding the problem; explore the causes and effects as suggested by theory; analysis the problem and its component parts; examine each element and their relationships. Further stipulations include:
Plagiarism is the use of another person's work or ideas without attribution. Paraphrasing a book without indicating where that material came from constitutes plagiarism as much as does copying from another student's work. Plagiarism of any work required for this course will result in a grade of "0" for the course. The student's name will then be reported to the proper college authorities so that administrative action can be taken.