ECON 111: Principles of Macroeconomics (Section 01. 02. 03), Fall 2015, [Syllabus Here]
Description: This course provides an introduction to the economic system through the lens of the aggregate behaviors of households, firms, and the government. In the beginning of the course, we will start from introducing essential concepts of economics. For example, how do people make decisions under scarcity? What is the opportunity cost of an action? How does market function? Second, we will focus on a set of fundamental concepts that helps us understand the macroeconomy, such as national accounting, growth, inflation, unemployment, interest rates, exchange rates, and fiscal/monetary policies. Throughout the course, we will touch upon important economic issues such as financial crisis, international trade, and globalization.
Learning objective: Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
Apply economic thinking in decision-making
Understand the mechanics of supply and demand
Interpret macroeconomic data such as GDP, growth, inflation and unemployment
Analyze the macroeconomy with aggregate demand and aggregate supply
Demonstrate basic understanding the effects of monetary and fiscal policies
Critically evaluate economic issues in the news
University of Wisconsin-Madison
AAE 344: Environment and the Global Economy (Section 01, 02, 03, 04), Fall 2012
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Invited Lecturer, Environment, Natural Resource, and Society, UW-Madison, Fall 2014
Instructor, Introduction to ArcGIS (PhD Orientation Workshop), UW-Madison, Fall 2010
Instructor, Survey and Quantitative Methods, Thanakea Phum Cambodia (TPC), 2007
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