Identification
Prerequisites
Language
Compulsory/Elective
Text books and
course materials
Course website
Teaching methods
Evaluation Criteria
Course objectives
Course outline
Week
Course outcomes
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Economics and Management
Department
Undergraduate
Program
Subject
ECON202: Principles of Macroeconomics – 3KU credits (6ECTS credits)
Spring, 2014
Term
Rovshan Guliev, [email protected]
Instructor
Classroom/hours Bashir Safaroglu 122, Room 31, Monday 18:30 – 21:00
MATH 101Calculus /BSA 101 Introduction to Business
English
Compulsory
Core Textbook: Campbell R. McConnell, Stanly L. Brue. “Economics: Principles, Problems,
and Policies” Fourteenth edition
Supplementary Textbooks: 2) G. Mankiw. Principles of Macroeconomics.
This course combines traditional face-to-face classes with online learning. The course
management platform Moodle is used to provide a wide range of resources to support learning.
And all course related materials including, but not limited to, syllabus, supplementary readings,
course announcements, cases and assignments are available only at the course website
http://www.khazar.org/moodle. Grades will also be posted on Moodle. The students are
expected to check it n a regular basis and communicate with the lecturer only via Moodle.
X
Case analysis
X
Group discussion
X
Experiential exercise
X
Lecture
Course paper
Others
Methods
Date/deadlines
Percentage (%)
April, 21, 2014
25
Midterm Exam
5
Attendance
10
Class Participation
20
Quizzes
Project
Presentation
Laboratory Work
June, 16, 2014
40
Final Exam
100
Total
To equip the students with the main principles and methods of macroeconomics
The course covers the cause-and-effect relations of the main macroeconomic indexes and the
main tools of public economic policy.
Assimilation of a course will allow listeners to explain the macroeconomic phenomena, to build
models of relationship of macroeconomic indicators
Tentative Schedule
Date/Day
(tentative)
Topics
10/02/14
17/02/14
24/02/14
03/03/14
10/03/14
17/03/14
24/03/14
31/03/14
The nature and method Economics. The main Concepts of Economics.
The economizing problem. The methods of Economics.
The economic systems. Economic Efficiency.
The Macroeconomic Goals. Individual Demand and Supply.
Private and public sectors. The Economic Functions of Government.
International Trade: Theory and Practice. The National Account.
The National Account Indexes. Basic macroeconomic relationships.
Economic growth and instability.
1) Ch.1
1) Ch.2
1) Ch.2, Ch. 4
1) Ch.2, 3
1) Ch.5
1) Ch.6, Ch.7
1) Ch.7, Ch.9
1) Ch.8
07/04/14
14/04/14
21/04/14
28/04/14
05/05/14
12/05/14
17/05/14
Mid-term Exam
Aggregate demand and Aggregate supply. Fiscal policy.
Money and Banking. How banks and Thrifts create money.
Monetary Policy.
Economic Growth.
Deficits, Surpluses and Public Debt.
Exchange Rates, the BOP Trade Deficit.
1) Ch.11, 12
1) Ch.13, Ch.14
1) Ch.15
1) Ch.18
1) Ch.19
1) Ch.38
Final Exam
Textbook/Assignments
Download

Identification