Introduces macroeconomics principles for making smart choices as consumers, businesspeople, investors and informed citizens judging government policies. Focuses on performance of market economies - measured by GDP growth, unemployment, inflation - and roles for government monetary and fiscal policies. Other topics include business cycles, money and the Bank of Canada, exchange rates, government deficits, national debt, globalization and trade policy.
Prerequisite: AP/ECON 1000 3.00 or equivalent.
Course credit exclusions: GL/ECON 2510 3.00 (prior to Fall 2014), SB/INTL 1210 3.00.
Note: Acceptable course substitutes are available in the Calendar