Macroeconomic Policy Analysis & Management; Concepts, Tools and Techniques

Course Preamble.
This short course takes delegates through macroeconomics and apply them to real world economic policy.
Training Outcomes
(a) Understand how to evaluate macroeconomic conditions such as unemployment, inflation, and growth
(b) Understand how monetary policy and fiscal policy can be used to influence short-run macroeconomic
(c) Understand media accounts of macroeconomic events.
(d) The course will cover a broad range of topics in macroeconomic policy. Examples of issues to be discus
include the role of fiscal and monetary policies in stabilizing the economy, the relationship between inflation
and unemployment, the role of government policy in promoting long-term economic growth, monetary and
fiscal policies in an open economy, European Monetary Union, deficits, and stabilization and reform