This course will help you to understand how our economy works at a national level, along with the problems and choices faced by any modern economy. You will learn how to measure and interpret the state of the economy with macroeconomic variables such as GDP, inflation, unemployment, money supply, and interest rate. You will study how monetary policy (money supply and interest rates) and fiscal policy (government spending and taxation) are used to smooth economic fluctuations. You will examine foreign trade and exchange rates in a global economy.
Prerequisites: ECON 120 or ECON 100
For more information about this course, please email us at ConEd@saskpolytech.ca or call 306-659-4418.