Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Introduction to Macroeconomics
Students shall be able to
define economics, microeconomics and macroeconomics.
describe and explain the economic way of thinking.
discuss concerns of macroeconomics.
Lecture/Discussion: the nature of economics and the distinction between micro and macro.
Reading: Bernanke on slowing growth (Word or PDF).
Read McConnnell & Brue chapter 2 for Thursday.
Monitor and adjust as necessary.