Political Economy of Macroeconomics
Study of models of unemployment, inflation, growth, monetary, fiscal, exchange rate, incomes policies and distribution. Also examination of financial crises, political explanations of differences in macro management, financial regulation, and relation to varieties of capitalism. Designed for political science and public policy students without a strong economics background to learn in simple form the "new" macro-economic models which guide central bank and government policy-making. 3 units.