This course uses the tools of macroeconomics to study various macroeconomic policy problems that occurs in the economy in the short-run. Macroeconomic theory is covered to analyze these macroeconomic problems. Policy implementations to solve macroeconomic problems are introduced.
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There are several books that I can recommend. We use some chapters from each text. You can find them in the course plan.
F. Mishkin, Macroeconomics: Policy and Practice, 2nd Edition, Pearson.
G. Mankiw, Macroeconomics, 8th edition, Palgrave Macmillian
Lecture 1: Introduction to Economic Policy: Economic Analysis
Mishkin-Chapter 1 and 2
Lecture 2: Short Run in the Economic Policy: Explaining Business Cycles
Lecture 3 : Macroeconomic Basics
Lecture 4 : Analysis of Business Cycles I : The Demand Side of the Economy
Mishkin, Chapters 9-10-11
Mankiw, Chapters 10-11
Lecture 5 : Analysis of Business Cycles II : The Supply Side of the Economy
Mishkin, Chapter 11.
Mankiw, Chapter 13.
Lecture 6 : Aggregate Demand – Aggregate Supply Model : Policy Analysis
Mishkin – Chapter 12 and 13
Lecture 7 : A Dynamic Model of Economic Fluctuations
Lecture 8 : Monetary Policy
Lecture 9 : Macroeconomic Policy
Lecture 10 : The Role of Expectations in Macroeconomic Policy – Modern Business Cycle Theory
Lecture 11 : Long Run in the Economy