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ECON 205: Principles of Macroeconomics

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    This comprehensive review study guide discusses topics for the final examination Economics 205: Principles of Macroeconomics course, reviewing concepts of foreign trade, deficit, and the domestic economy.
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    Discussion on the relationship between investment, savings, and consumption as indicators of macroeconomic progress. The different types of unemployment, inflation, growth, and the government response to each problem.
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    This lecture presents some practice questions that illustrate concepts that will be on the final. Additionally, we discuss overarching themes of the course, like the contemporary fiscal cliff, new classical and supply side economics, currency overvaluation and deficit, and Keynesian macroeconomics.
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    In this lecture, the professor continues to review important concepts from the course for the final. Additionally, he announces as to what chapters and readings will be covered on the final. The rest of the lecture discusses the inflexibility of the short term aggregate supply curve, and the factors and effects of unemployment.
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    This lecture continues the review portion of the macroeconomics course. In this lecture, the professor elaborates on the three types of budgets, and most importantly, how taxation rates affect economic growth and government revenue.
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    This continues the review portion of the course, as the professor reviews open-market concepts for the final. This lecture discusses savings and investment functions in an open economy, how investments are affected by global and domestic interest rates, the European Monetary Union, and inflation.
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    Discussion on open-market economic policies, government interactions and measures in the economy, deficit and debt, and the contemporary fiscal cliff.
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    A comprehensive review of all the terms for the 4th exam. The review covers all assigned reading & chap. 13, 14, 15, and 16 of Samuelson's Macroeconomics. This review explains international trade and finance in depth, describing different NGOs like the World Bank and the IMF, the currency exchange and investment, and absolute and comparative advantage.
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    The ongoing fiscal crisis "cliff" that is affecting the United States, while highlighting the role international trade and currency exchange play in unemployment and inflation.
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    This lecture includes a short presentation by a former student concerning the costs of reforming medicare and Obamacare, and describes supranational entities like the European Monetary Union and their role in international trade.
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    This lecture includes a short presentation by a former student concerning the rising cost of healthcare, and introduces the world of international trade and finance.
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    This lecture defines closed and open economies, and begins to describe the balance of trade, accounting, exchange rates, and the roles of the World Bank and IMF.
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    This is a comprehensive review of all the terms and ideas for the third exam. Major points include convergence and the facets of economic growth, coupled with government interference in the market and various schools of economic thought.
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    This lecture explains in depth how the Federal Reserve seeks to control the economy and why it differs from other central banks.
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    This lecture is a discussion on the economic convergence of India with the United States over the long-term, forming the second part of the three part guest series.
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    The importance of economic growth and what factors are responsible for it. He also lectures on the "Nixon shock" and the breakdown of the post-war gold-backed international monetary system.
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    Discussion on the true meaning of economic growth and development, the philosophy of the Chicago School of Economics, and the quantity theory of money. Additionally, his teaching assistant Bilal Khan presents a short lecture on the economic convergence of real GDP per capita of Pakistan and the United States.
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    This study guide reviews all the concepts covered in chapters 6-9 of Macroeconomics by Nordhaus, to prepare students for the second examination. It examines the structure of the financial system and macroeconomics trends.
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    This lecture serves mainly as a review for the second examination on October 2nd. It covers the definition of key concepts like capital goods, rentals, financial assets, rates of investment and interest, risk of investments, time, and the importance of profits.
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    This lecture describes the function of the business cycle and why it occurs regularly in capitalist economics. In addition, it also covers macroeconomic equilibriums, the multiplier model of Keynesian economics, and why changes in investment occur.
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    This lecture reviews the concepts of consumption, investment, and how the business cycle works in a free market economy.
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    The economic meaning of consumption and its relation to the gross domestic product of countries. Additionally, he reviews monetary policy and the role of the Federal Reserve.
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    This is a study guide and summary of important points and concepts necessary to know for the first exam.
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    This lecture was a conclusion to material covered before the test. It covers the different facets of government policy towards the economy: international, monetary, fiscal, and market, and how gross domestic product is calculated.
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    This lecture discusses how the market works due to changes in quantity and price, and how the government can control prices and therefore the economy itself.

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