This is the first of the three courses part of the Globalization, Economic Growth and Stability Specialization. This course will employ a non-technical approach to analyze how governments use policy to influence a country's economy. Upon completing the course you should be able to discuss national debts and deficits, examine fiscal and monetary policy and their appropriateness to the situation of an economy, and anticipate the results of fiscal and monetary policies and structural reform on a country. These concepts will give you the tools to develop your own position in many current economic debates, such as fiscal stimulus vs. austerity, the merits of quantitative easing, the need for higher interest rates or the future growth path of many modern economies.
This course is part of the Globalization, Economic Growth and Stability Specialization
About this Course
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
The Fiscal Policy Tool
Deficits, Debts, Myths and Realities
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TOP REVIEWS FROM UNDERSTANDING ECONOMIC POLICYMAKING
Very well taught by Gayle. Good understanding of policy making using a macroeconomic approach. Would encourage anyone who is interested in understanding policymaking to take it
Love this class. Gayle is great. Taking it again. I will continue to refer to it. Gayle breaks the concepts down into bites that you can digest.
I think in terms of easily understanding and learning it is suitable
for everyone to learn some basic macro economic knowledge and be able to use it in real life
The teacher is great. The material is easy to understand. I have found myself reading news I wouldn't have cared about in the past. I am glad I took this course.
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