Macroeconomics deals with the economies of nations and regions. Students will learn how these economies function and measure up against one another by exploring concepts including gross domestic product (GDP), unemployment rates, and price indices. At the end of this course, students will be able to understand the world economy and recognize the events and people who have contributed to the understanding of macroeconomics.
The Federal Reserve System
Taxes Financial institutions
The stock market
Inflation, employment, and price indexes
Global and regional trade
Analyze how money, in its various forms and uses, impacts the economy.
Explain how fiscal and monetary policies are used to determine economic goals and impact the economy.
Analyze the roles income distribution, production, and taxes play in the economy. Explain how banking systems evolved over time and led to the creation of the Federal Reserve System.
Analyze the role of the Federal Reserve System in impacting the economy through monetary policy and other economic tools.
Analyze the global economic development of nations and the various roles of the US economy around the world.