Prof. Francesco Giavazzi
This course provides an overview of macroeconomic issues: the determination of output, employment, unemployment, interest rates, and inflation. Monetary and fiscal policies are discussed. Important policy debates such as, the sub-prime crisis, social security, the public debt, and international economic issues are critically explored. The course introduces basic models of macroeconomics and illustrates principles with the experience of the U.S. and foreign economies.
Giavazzi, Francesco. 14.02 Principles of Macroeconomics, Spring 2014. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-02-principles-of-macroeconomics-spring-2014 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA