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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Approx. 25 hours to complete

Suggested: 13 hours of videos and quizzes...

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified)

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Welcome

1 video (Total 9 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
1 reading
Syllabus10m
1 practice exercise
Check Your Economics Knowledge (Ungraded)1h
Week
2
2 hours to complete

An Overview of Modern Macroeconomics

5 videos (Total 33 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Major Macroeconomic Policy Tools 4m
The Major Schools of Macroeconomics4m
Demand-Pull Inflation Versus Cost-Push Inflation, The Keynesian Dilemma & Rise of Monetarism 6m
From Supply Side Economics and The New Classicals Back to Keynesianism 7m
1 reading
Module Overview10m
1 practice exercise
An Overview of Modern Macroeconomics 52m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

The Aggregate Supply-Aggregate Demand Model and the Classical-Keynesian Debate

6 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
6 videos
The Two Pillars of Classical Economics 6m
Why Classical Economics Failed 2m
The AS-AD Framework 4m
Why the AS and AD Curves Shift 7m
Three Ranges of the Economy 7m
1 reading
Module Overview10m
1 practice exercise
The Aggregate Supply-Aggregate Demand Model and the Classical-Keynesian Debate56m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

The Keynesian Model and Fiscal Policy

5 videos (Total 42 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Analysis of the Keynesian Model 7m
The Keynesian Expenditures Functions 7m
The Keynesian Multiplier and Closing Recessionary or Inflationary Gaps11m
Strengths and Weakness of the Keynesian Model 8m
1 reading
Module Overview10m
1 practice exercise
The Keynesian Model and Fiscal Policy1h 18m
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Top reviews from The Power of Macroeconomics: Economic Principles in the Real World

By NNOct 31st 2018

Great course which learns you macroeconomics through US economy history and real economic situations. it's really help you to understand why things happen in the world from economic stand point.

By NYApr 16th 2019

This course is very easy to understand for a total novice like me. There is still more to learn about macroeconomics but this course provides the necessary background to give you a head start!

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Dr. Peter Navarro

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Paul Merage School of Business

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