Introduction to Macroeconomics

Numbering Code U-ECON00 10102 LJ43 Year/Term 2021 ・ Second semester
Number of Credits 2 Course Type Lecture
Target Year 1st & 2nd year students Target Student
Language Japanese Day/Period Tue.1
Instructor name YASUI DAISHIN (Graduate School of Economics Associate Professor)
Outline and Purpose of the Course Introductory level macroeconomics lectures for first-time students of macroeconomics, providing a bridge to Macroeconomics 1 and 2.
Course Goals The goal is to acquire basic concepts and techniques of macroeconomics.
Schedule and Contents Week 1: Guidance and Introduction
Week 2: Calculating National Income
Week 3: Measuring Living Costs
Week 4: Production and Growth
Week 5: Savings, Investments, and the Financial System
Week 6: Finance
Week 7: Unemployment
Week 8: Money System
Week 9: Growth and Inflation of Money
Week 10: Open Macroeconomics
Week 11: Macroeconomic Theory of Open Economies
Week 12: Total Demand and Total Supply
Week 13: Impact of Monetary and Fiscal Policies on Aggregate Demand
Week 14: Short-term Trade-off between Inflation and Unemployment
Evaluation Methods and Policy Evaluation will be based on e-learning status (10%) and final exam (90%).
Detailed explanation to be given in the first class.
Course Requirements None
Study outside of Class (preparation and review) Through working on text review, applied problems, and e-learning problems, students will have a better understanding of the content after taking this class.
Textbooks Textbooks/References N・グレゴリー・マンキュー "マンキュー経済学Ⅱマクロ編 弟3版" (東洋経済新報社) ISBN:9784492314456
References, etc. Introduced in Class