Introduction to the theory of determination of total or aggregate income, employment, output, price levels, and the role of money in the economy. Primary emphasis on monetary and fiscal policy, inflation, unemployment, economic growth, and international economics. 3 undergraduate credit hours
You may take ECON 103 before ECON 102. There is no prerequisite. Students must register for one quiz and one lecture section.
This course satisfies the General Education Criteria: UIUC Social Sciences course.
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Past Course Syllabi:
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Econ 103 Macroeconomic Principles Eric McDermott Past Syllabus
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- AL1 or AL2 Lecture MUST be paired with an AQ Discussion (Quiz) Section, and they must be added at the same time when registering. This is in-class for both the lecture twice per week and the discussion.
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