ECON 396 - Topics in Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policy
Fall 2022, Section 001 - Economics of Crises
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: Economics (ECON)
Department: LSA Economics
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Enforced Prerequisites:
ECON 102 (completed with a minimum grade of C or better) or ECON 402 (completed with a minimum of C-).
Advisory Prerequisites:
Students with first year or sophomore standing should complete ECON 102 (with a C or higher) before taking ECON 402.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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The course covers basic theories of crises. Specifically, the course attempts to build students’ understanding of the origins of crises and basic propagation mechanisms. The course covers theories that address crises that stem from the real side of the economy as well as theories that address crises that originate in the financial sector. Primarily, the course focuses on theories that account for the occurrence of crises from within the system and on theories that explain propagation and amplification mechanisms of otherwise weak external shocks. The course is mostly theory-oriented supported with a real-life narrative.

Course Requirements:

In Person Exams

Class Format:

In Person Lecture. Lectures taped and made available for later viewing.


ECON 396 - Topics in Macroeconomics and Macroeconomic Policy
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM

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