SemesterFall Semester, 2019
DepartmentIntegrated Curriculum by Dept. of Economics
Course NameMacroeconomics
InstructorCHUANG YIH-CHYI
Credit3.0
Course TypeRequired
PrerequisiteEconomic Analysis、Economics、Intro Microeconomics、Introduction to Economics、Principle of Economics
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule































































































































































週次



Week



課程主題



Course Theme



課程內容與指定閱讀



Content and Reading Assignment



教學活動與作業



Activity and Homework



學習投入時數



Estimated time devoted to coursework per week



課堂講授



Lecture Hours



課程前後



Preparation Time



1



? A tour of the world and Taiwan



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



2



A tour of the world and Taiwan



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



 



3.0



4.5



3



What is Macroeconomics?



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



4



Indices of macroeconomic variable.



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



5



Goods market (simple Keynesian model)



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



6



Goods market (simple Keynesian model)



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



7



Financial market



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



8



Money market and LM curve



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



9



Mid-term Exam



corresponding chapters



written exam



3.0



4.5



10



Goods and Financial markets



? IS-LM model (complete Keynesian model)



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



11



Goods and Financial markets



? IS-LM model (complete Keynesian model)



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



12



Labor market



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



13



Labor market



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



14



IS-LM model and Aggregate demand curve



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



15



Labor market and Aggregate Supply curve



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



16



? AD-AS model



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



17



Policy analysis



see suggested text book's corresponding chapters



lectures, class discussion & TA session



3.0



4.5



18



Final Exam



Chapters after mid-term exam



writing exam



3.0



4.5



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

The course will assign a teaching assistant to help students in requalar basis.


Requirement/Grading
nNo prerequisite is required for the course.


nThere will be midterm and final exams. A number of problem sets and quizs will also be assigned during the term.


nSemester grades are determined by problem sets (30%), the midterm (35%), and the final (35%).


nExtra bonus for creative class discussion and corresponding penalty for skipping classes.

Textbook & Reference
nMacroeconomics, Olivier Blanchard, 7th ed., Prentice-Hall, 2017.


nSupplementary books:


nMacroeconomics: A Modern Approach, Robert Barro, 2008.


nMacroeconomics, Robert Hall and David Rapell, 6th ed., Norton, 2005.


nMacroeconomics, Gregory Mankiew, 3th ed., Worth, 2002.


nMacroeconomics, Robert Gordon, 9th ed., Addison-Wesley, 2003.

Urls about Course
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