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Econ 642: Advanced Macroeconomics

University of Maryland. Winter 2021.Syllabus

Master of Science in Applied Economics

Course Overview

This is the core macroeconomics course in the Applied Economics M.S. program. This course focuses on the properties of the main macroeconomic aggregates—gross domestic product (GDP), inflation, and unemployment—and the fundamental macroeconomics models of growth and business cycles dynamics, including the effects of monetary and fiscal policies. Knowledge of intermediate micro and macro is presumed, as well as algebra and differential calculus.