Econ-201 - Macroeconomics - Samuel Lee
My name is Samuel Lee and I have been an adjunct economics professor at College of the Canyons for several years. I received my undergraduate degree from UC San Diego and a doctorate in economics at Claremont Graduate University. I teach both Macroeconomics and Microeconomics. I hope you find this course to be useful even though you may not decide to pursue economics as a major. I will do my best to make the course interesting and relatable. I look forward to having you in my class this semester.
ECON 201 introduces the concepts and tools of macroeconomic analysis, especially as they apply to the U.S. economy. Emphasis is placed on the broad overall performance of our economic system with concentration in areas such as national income determination, employment, and inflation. ECON 201 develops a logical analysis of short-term business fluctuations in the economy and the long-term goal of “full employment: and then introduces governmental fiscal and monetary policies as possible solutions to them.
What to Expect in this Course
Since this is an introductory course, you will not need to have any background in economics. However, there will be some graphs and formulas that will be used and having a basic understanding of math up to an algebra level is critical. By the end of this course you will have a birds eye view of how the overall economy operates. Your grade will be based off quizzes and multiple choice exams on the topics that we discussed.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Principles of Macroeconomics 7th edition. Mankiw, Gregory
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Last updated: 10/25/2021 Sub#: 1012