Review and extension of macroeconomic models from Econ 4021 from a comparative perspective and use of these models to analyze current macroeconomic and policy issues. Topics include recession and recovery, long-term growth, saving and social security, investment, and monetary policy. Multiple writing assignments that emphasize critical analysis of theoretical perspectives and readings applied to current macroeconomic topics. Writing will be revised to improve logical structure, clarity, and style. Enrollment limited to 15 students with priority given to senior economics majors. Prerequisite: Econ 4021. PLEASE NOTE: Requests for on-line registration will be wait listed. Refer to emailed advising memo from D Petersen for further details.
Course Attributes: EN S; AS SSC; AS WI I; FA SSC; AR SSC