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ECON 490 I3 - Topics in Economics - Macroeconometric Plcy Analysis

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Special topics in advanced economics within a variety of areas. See course schedule for topics. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 4 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or separate terms to a maximum of 9 undergraduate hours or 8 graduate hours if topics vary. Prerequisite: ECON 202; ECON 302 or ECON 303; MATH 220 or MATH 221 or other Calculus course. Some topics may require additional prerequisites, read the section text for each topic.

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**RESTRICTION INFO: https://go.economics.illinois.edu/SpringRestrictions **DESCRIPTION: The goal of the course is to introduce students to methods of modern empirical macroeconomics to address current issues in modern macroeconomic policymaking. The course emphasizes both, the econometric concepts as well as applications of these techniques to understand how macroeconomic policy, such as monetary and fiscal policy interacts with the macro economy and financial markets. The objective is to enhance student capability analyzing macroeconomic and financial time series data themselves to contribute to the contemporary economic policy discussion.

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Spring


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