2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

ECO 720 Macroeconomics

This course will give an overview of the core macroeconomic terminology, data and concepts used by scholars and policymakers, and the most important debates over macroeconomic policy. It will provide students with the tools to examine and interpret events in the global economy, and to critically evaluate arguments in current macroeconomic policy debates. The goal is to prepare students to be critical readers of the business press and active participants in economic policy debates, as well as to prepare them for further graduate study.