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Approx. 16 hours to complete

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Learners taking this Course are
  • Chemists
  • IT Managers
  • Financial Analysts
  • Chief Financial Officers (CFOs)
  • Risk Managers

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 16 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 weeks of study, 4-6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Course Orientation

1 video (Total 7 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
4 readings
Syllabus10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Glossary10m
Updating Your Profile10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz10m
4 hours to complete

Module 1: Aggregate Expenditure and GDP in the Short Run When Prices Are "Sticky"

7 videos (Total 87 min), 2 readings, 5 quizzes
7 videos
1-1.1. The Determinants of "Preferred" Consumption Expenditure15m
1-1.2. The Determinants of "Preferred" Investment and Net Exports12m
1-2.1. Aggregate "Preferred" Expenditure and Equilibrium Income16m
1-2.2. Interest Rate and Equilibrium Income8m
1-3.1. Equilibrium Income and Fiscal and Monetary Policies in the Short Run13m
1-3.2. Aggregate Demand Shocks and Policy Responses in the Short Run19m
2 readings
Module 1 Overview10m
Module 1 Readings10m
4 practice exercises
Lesson 1-1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 1-2 Practice Quiz6m
Lesson 1-3 Practice Quiz8m
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Module 2: Expectations and the Long-Run Exchange Rate

4 videos (Total 32 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
4 videos
2-1.1. Expectations5m
2-2.1. Modeling the Long-Run Exchange Rates11m
2-2.2. Finding The Drivers of the Real Exchange Rate in the Long Run13m
2 readings
Module 2 Overview10m
Module 2 Readings10m
3 practice exercises
Lesson 2-1 Practice Quiz4m
Lesson 2-2 Practice Quiz8m
Module 2 Quiz20m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Module 3: Long-Run Economic Performance and Short-Run Adjustments

8 videos (Total 88 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
8 videos
3-1.1. Understanding the Long-Run Output11m
3-1.2. The Determinants of Production Capacity: Resources and Technology7m
3-1.3. The Determinants of Production Capacity: Institutions17m
3-2.1. Equilibrium Income and the Production Capacity: The Short Run vs. the Long Run17m
3-2.2. Aggregate Demand Shocks and Macroeconomic Stabilization Policies13m
3-2.3. Aggregate Supply Shocks and Macroeconomic Stabilization Policies9m
3-2.4. Applying the Macroeconomic Model to the Analysis of US Economy10m
2 readings
Module 3 Overview10m
Module 3 Readings10m
3 practice exercises
Lesson 3-1 Practice Quiz10m
Lesson 3-2 Practice Quiz10m
Module 3 Quiz20m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Module 4: Institutions and Macroeconomic Policies

4 videos (Total 46 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
4-1.1. Desirable Monetary and Fiscal Policies6m
4-2.1. Macroeconomic Policies and Political Decision-Making18m
4-3.1. How Can Countries Commit to Good Macroeconomic Policies?19m
2 readings
Module 4 Overview10m
Module 4 Readings10m
4 practice exercises
Lesson 4-1 Practice Quiz6m
Lesson 4-2 Practice Quiz6m
Lesson 4-3 Practice Quiz6m
Module 4 Quiz20m
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Top reviews from Country Level Economics: Policies, Institutions, and Macroeconomic Performance

By VSJul 10th 2018

Great course! Gives you a great start to understanding the rationale underlying economic events in the country and the world! Excellent complement to MicroEconomics

By JKJul 8th 2019

Very informative and educational. After taking this class I understand more about the news and economy than ever before.

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Hadi Salehi Esfahani

Professor of Economics and Professor of Business Administration
Department of Business Administration, College of Business

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About the Managerial Economics and Business Analysis Specialization

In order to effectively manage and operate a business, managers and leaders need to understand the market characteristics and economic environment they operate in. In this Specialization, you will build a solid understanding of the operation of markets and the macro-economic environment with real-world examples. You will be able to identify firm and country-level economic factors that impact business decisions, develop an analytical framework using statistical tools, and apply economic theory and data in the analysis of business environment and trends to make effective business decisions. The capstone project involves an in-depth analysis of an actual business situation in which you will examine the global economic environment of a business. The final project will be a business plan that uses statistical tools and economic theory to create a comprehensive analysis of the microeconomic and macroeconomic environment in which the focal company operates. This Specialization is part of the University of Illinois Masters of Business Administration degree program, the iMBA. Learn more about the admission into the program here and how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into the program. You can also start with for-credit courses within the Illinois iMBA degree program....
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