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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Macroeconomy Overview

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 87 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
What is GDP - The Circular Flow Diagram11m
Potential GDP as a Reference Point for the Business Cycle9m
GDP Gaps and Policymaking7m
What Does a Business Cycle Look Like?9m
What Drives the Business Cycle - Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand6m
Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand II9m
Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand III: Shifts in Aggregate Demand10m
Aggregate Supply and Aggregate Demand IV: Shifts in Aggregate Supply7m
GDP Growth in the Real World and Future Prospects4m
Conclusion: Module One7m
5 readings
Syllabus: Module 110m
Grading Policy10m
Course Staff10m
Contact Us10m
Copy of Course Staff10m
1 practice exercise
Macroeconomy Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

The Fiscal Policy Tool

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 49 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Restrictive and Expansive Fiscal Policy Tools9m
The Multiplier Effect of Fiscal Policy9m
Crowding Out9m
Automatic Stabilizers8m
Fiscal Policy in the Real World9m
Conclusion: Module Two1m
1 reading
Syllabus: Module 210m
1 practice exercise
Fiscal Policy Tool Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Deficits, Debts, Myths and Realities

2 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
10 videos
Government Deficits and Surpluses10m
How Do Governments Borrow Money? (I)5m
How Do Governments Borrow Money? (II)11m
Who Owns Public Debt in Advanced Economies?6m
How Much Deficit is Too Much?8m
US Debt2m
Strengths and Weaknesses of Fiscal Policy4m
Conclusion: Module Three1m
Office Hours Modules 1 to 312m
1 reading
Syllabus: Module 310m
1 practice exercise
Deficits, Debts, Myths and Realities Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Monetary Policy

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 51 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
What is Money and What are Central Banks8m
Central Banks in the World7m
What are the Tools of Central Banks?16m
How Does Monetary Policy Work Across the cycle and Why Does it Sometimes Fail?10m
Strengths and Weaknesses of Monetary Policy5m
Conclusion: Module Four55s
1 reading
Syllabus: Module 410m
1 practice exercise
Monetary Policy Quiz30m

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