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Swarthmore College    
College Bulletin - Course Catalog 
  Dec 15, 2017
College Bulletin - Course Catalog

ECON 021. Intermediate Macroeconomics

The goal of this course is to give the student a thorough understanding of the actual behavior of the macroeconomy and the likely effects of government stabilization policy. Models are developed of the determination of output, interest rates, prices, inflation, and other aggregate variables such as fiscal and trade surpluses and deficits. Students analyze conflicting views of business cycles, stabilization policy, and inflation/unemployment trade-offs.
Freshmen may not enroll.
Prerequisite: ECON 001  and MATH 015 .
Social sciences.
1 credit.
Spring 2018. Kuperberg.
Spring 2019. Kuperberg.
Catalog chapter: Economics  
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