Archived Versions

14.05 Intermediate Applied Macroeconomics

As taught in: Fall 2005

Photograph of U.S. currency.

U.S. Currency. (Photograph by Daniel Bersak.)

Level:

Undergraduate

Instructors:

Prof. Peter Termin

Course Features

Course Description

This subject considers three topics of macroeconomics that are alive and controversial for policy today. The topics are: economic growth - the roles of capital accumulation, increased education, and technological progress in determining economic growth; savings - the effect of government and private debt on economic growth; and exchange-rate regimes - their role in the Great Depression and today.