Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics

Causes of wealth, Solow growth model, financial intermediation, unemployment, inflation, business cycles, monetary policy, fiscal policy, and more.

Course overview

79 Videos and Exercises
University Level
No Prerequisites

What you will learn

In this free course, following our Principles of Microeconomics (link), you’ll continue to explore the economic way of thinking and the role incentives play in all our lives.

We’ll cover fundamental macroeconomics questions such as: Why do some countries grow rich while others remain poor? How important is a country’s banking system — and what happened during the recent financial crisis? How did Zimbabwe end up with an inflation rate that rose into the quadrillions?

We’ll also cover important topics like the Federal Reserve, monetary policy, fiscal policy, the Solow Growth Model, institutional analysis, the “economics of ideas,” and more.

Can I earn a certificate?

Yes, if you pass the final exam, you will earn the "Principles
of Economics: Macroeconomics" certificate on your MRU profile.

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