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Title : 15.012 Applied Macro- and International Economics (MIT)

Description : This course will focus on the environment of firms with particular emphasis on economic variables such as GNP, inflation, interest rates, exchange rates and international trade. The course is divided into five parts: The first presents the basic tools of macroeconomic management by focusing on historical episodes, particularly in the United States. The second looks at national economic strategies for development. The third section concentrates on the recent financial and currency crises in emerging markets. The fourth part looks at the problems faced by transition economies. Finally, the last module looks at challenges of developed countries.

Fromsemester : Spring

Fromyear : 2002

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Date : 2011-08-03T04:02:57+05:00

Relation : 15.012

Language : en-US

Subject : economic variables

Subject : GNP

Subject : inflation

Subject : interest rates

Subject : exchange rates

Subject : international trade

Subject : macroeconomic management

Subject : history

Subject : historical episodes

Publisher : MIT OpenCourseWare

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