Macroeconomics

Course Code: ECON 1500

Academic Year: 2019-2020

Students examine the operation of the Canadian economy as a whole. The course provides the theoretical constructs for understanding aggregate Canadian production, spending, saving, unemployment and trade. Students examine how governments conduct monetary and fiscal policies to stabilize the economy and achieve economic goals. They also consider interest rates, inflation, the exchange rate of the Canadian dollar, growth and the open economy.