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Macro Economics (1)

  • Course Code :
    ECN 101
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    3.00 Hours
  • Department :
    Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration

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Area of Study :

Macro economics is the branch of the economics that is concerned with the economy as a whole. The economics of a nation is explained in this course. The basic economic concepts on the macro level are discussed. Among which we have: The determination of national income and its effect, inflation, consumption, investment, unemployment and interest rates. Also, the policies, whether fiscal or monetary, made by the government to tackle these macro economic terms are explained.

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Macro Economics (1)

Macro economics is the branch of the economics that is concerned with the economy as a whole. The economics of a nation is explained in this course. The basic economic concepts on the macro level are discussed. Among which we have: The determination of national income and its effect, inflation, consumption, investment, unemployment and interest rates. Also, the policies, whether fiscal or monetary, made by the government to tackle these macro economic terms are explained.

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Macro Economics (1)

Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Define the concepts of Economic problem, economic systems, resource allocation and the production possibility frontier.
2- Be aware of the most important macroeconomic problems as unemployment and inflation their causes and consequences on the national economies

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Apply their knowledge to compare between the different theories of Consumption and Investment.
2- Apply logical thinking to solve problems and case studies related to the Keynesian multiplier model and macroeconomic model.
3- Provide different identifications of some important macroeconomic concepts such as Growth, unemployment and inflation.

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Differentiate between the different method of identifying and calculating the Gross domestic product.
2- Acquire skills to solve problems in different theoretical and practical situations related to macroeconomic issues such as unemployment, inflation, and economic growth.
3- Understand the Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply model AD/AS and its importance.

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Assess problems.
2- Interact efficiently with others.

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Macro Economics (1)

Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
Introduction : Economic problem, economic systems, resource allocation and the production possibility frontier 4 3 1
2nd Mid Term 2 0 0
The Keynesian Multiplier Model and macroeconomic model 4 3 1
IS/ LM Model 4 3 1
Stabilization Policy 4 3 1
Revision 4 3 1
Macroeconomics: Economic Growth and Business Cycle 4 3 1
Measuring Economic Activity 4 3 1
Objectives and instruments of macroeconomic policy 4 3 1
Aggregate Demand Aggregate Supply Model 4 3 1
1st Mid Term 2 0 0
National income accounts 4 3 1
Theories of Consumption And Investment 4 3 1

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Macro Economics (1)

Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Data show and computer in lectures.
Demonstration videos.
Group discussion
Self-learning
Practical

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Macro Economics (1)

Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What

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Macro Economics (1)

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Economics Paul A.Samuelson McGraw Hill

Course notes :

Handouts.

Web Sites :

https://www.mheonline.com/program/view/2/6/913/0073511293/.

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