SemesterSpring Semester, 2020
DepartmentThe International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , First Year The International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , Second Year The International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , Third Year The International Master Program of Applied Economics and Social Development (IMES) , Fourth Year
Course NameTopic on Macroeconomics
InstructorCHU SHIOU-YEN
Credit3.0
Course TypeElective
Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
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Week



 



Topic



 



Content and Reading Assignment



Teaching Activities and Homework



Student workload expectation



In-class Hours



Outside-of-class Hours



1 (2/17)



Introduction



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TBA



 



3.0



4.5



(2/24)



Economic Measurement:



Gross Domestic Product



Ch2



TBA



3.0



4.5



(3/2)



Economic Measurement:



Inflation



Ch2



TBA



3.0



4.5



(3/9)



Economic Measurement:



Unemployment



Ch2



TBA



3.0



4.5



(3/16)



Business Cycle



Ch3



TBA



3.0



4.5



(3/23)



Economic Growth



Ch7



TBA



3.0



4.5



(3/30)



Economic Growth



Ch8



TBA



3.0



4.5



(4/6)



Credit Markets



Ch9



TBA



3.0



4.5



(4/13)



Credit Markets



Ch9



TBA



3.0



4.5



10 (4/20)



Credit Frictions, Financial Crises, and Social Security



Ch10



TBA



3.0



4.5



11 (4/27)



Credit Frictions, Financial Crises, and Social Security



Ch10



TBA



3.0



4.5



12 (5/4)



Money and Banking



Ch12



TBA



3.0



4.5



13 (5/11)



Money and Banking



Ch12



TBA



3.0



4.5



14 (5/18)



Monetary and Fiscal Policies



Ch15



TBA



3.0



4.5



15 (5/25)



Monetary and Fiscal Policies



Ch15



TBA



3.0



4.5



16 (6/1)



International Trade in Goods



and Assets



Ch16



TBA



3.0



4.5



17 (6/5)



Open Economy



Ch17



TBA



3.0



4.5



18 (6/15)



Term Paper Due



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3.0



4.5



Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

None.


Requirement/Grading

Your grade will be determined by several problem sets/assignments (50%), group presentations (25%) and 1 term paper (25%). More details regarding the presentation and final term paper will be released during class. Students are encouraged to collaborate on assignments, but each must submit his/her own work. Some assignments require individual classroom demonstrations.


Textbook & Reference

 



Williamson, S. 2018. Macroeconomics, 6th edition.


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