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Humanities and Social Sciences

HSS 207: Macroeconomics (1)

Introduction: Macroeconomic aggregates; sectoral contributions to domestic product; international comparisons and purchasing power parity; closed and open economies

Consumption, saving and investment functions: Average and marginal propensities to consume and save; aggregate demand; the simple Keynesian closed economy equilibrium; the multiplier; government consumption and taxation

Joint equilibrium in goods and money markets: Demand for liquidity; the IS-LM model

Inflation and unemployment: Measurement of inflation; inflationary expectations and aggregate demand; the aggregate supply curve; the expectations-augmented Phillips curve; measuring unemployment in India

Open economy macroeconomics: External and internal balance; the Balance Payments; trade tariffs, nominal and effective rates of protection; non-tariff barriers

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