Department of Economics


The study of the aggregate dynamics of the economy. Macroeconomic theories consider the phenomena of output and income, interest rates, exchange rates, unemployment, and inflation as well as how monetary and fiscal policy tools can achieve certain policy objectives.

Relevant Courses

  • ECON1210 Intermediate Macroeconomics
  • ECON1225 Advanced Macroeconomics
  • ECON1390 Inequality of Income, Wealth, and Health
  • ECON1500 Current Global Macroeconomic Challenges
  • ECON1520 Culture, History and Comparative Development*
  • ECON1540 International Trade
  • ECON1550 International Finance
  • ECON1560 Economic Growth
  • ECON1850 Theory of Economic Growth

*Race, Power, and Privilege (RPP) course