This is the first of the three courses part of the Globalization, Economic Growth and Stability Specialization. This course will employ a non-technical approach to analyze how governments use policy to influence a country's economy. Upon completing the course you should be able to discuss national debts and deficits, examine fiscal and monetary policy and their appropriateness to the situation of an economy, and anticipate the results of fiscal and monetary policies and structural reform on a country. These concepts will give you the tools to develop your own position in many current economic debates, such as fiscal stimulus vs. austerity, the merits of quantitative easing, the need for higher interest rates or the future growth path of many modern economies.
This course is part of the Globalization, Economic Growth and Stability Specialization
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
The Fiscal Policy Tool
Deficits, Debts, Myths and Realities
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Course was excellent
visual aids were very good
Good pace and very clear explanation
I really enjoyed and learned a lot
One of the greatest courses I ever attended both online and in person. Great introduction for someone with modest knowledge of economics and wants to know it all!
Thank you so much!
Professor Allard Explains things in a pellucid way .She's got that gift of gab .Once you successfully finish the course ,policy news are no more alien terms to you. Thanks Much Professor
Excellent overview economics course. Dr. Allard does a fantastic job explaining basic economic concepts and principles so that a novice can better understand this one critical aspect of their world.
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