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Principles of Macroeconomics

Program(s): Undergraduate Courses, Summer College

*Taught Online for Summer 2021*  The course will cover - via theory and basic economic reasoning, as well as contemporary applications and public policy debates - current major U.S. domestic and international macroeconomics issues, including: the determination of income and output, inflation, and unemployment; the money supply, banking system, and the Federal Reserve; federal spending, taxation and deficits; international trade, exchange rates, the balance of payments and globalization; and long-run population and economic growth. Special attention will be paid to the contributions of Chicago economists/economics to our understanding of macroeconomic principles and public policy.

Course Overview

Current Grade / Education Level

11th Grade
12th Grade
Undergrad / Grad


Undergraduate Courses
Summer College

Start Date

June 21

End Date

July 23

Class Details

Primary Instructor

Allen Sanderson

Academic Interest


Class Specifics

Course Code

ECON 10200 91

Class Day(s)

Tues Thurs

Class Duration (CST)


12:00 P.M.


Session I

Course Length

5 weeks