Complete an intensive course equivalent to an introductory or principles level college course in macroeconomics. Develop a basic understanding of the theory and practice of macroeconomics, including an understanding of the determinants of the levels of income, output, and employment. Analyze the determinants of consumption, investment, government spending, and net exports, and study the model of international trade that determines exchange rates and the balance of trade. Discuss the economic impact of the federal deficit and debt and the effectiveness of discretionary fiscal and monetary policies under a number of models, and analyze macroeconomic debates to effectively participate in the political process.

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Term 2 (July 7–27)
Duke University East, NC
Summer Studies Program: 
Center Math