This course introduces students to the theory and practice of intermediate-level macroeconomics. Topics include data collection and measurement of key macroeconomic variables, the closed economy one-period model, models of economic growth, search and unemployment, and inflation. Data collection will involve downloading economic series from data bases such as the CANSIM database of Statistics Canada and working with spreadsheets such as EXCEL.
Prerequisites: (ECN 101 or CECN 104
) and (ECN 201 or CECN 204
) or Direct Entry