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Understanding economic policymaking

This course will take a non-technical approach to understanding how governments influence the macroeconomy. Topics will include fiscal policy, deficits and debts, monetary policy and structural reform. We will review some current debates, such as fiscal stimulus vs. austerity and rules vs. quantitative easing.

Start Date: Mar 01, 2014


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  • Dates: Mar 01, 2014 to Apr 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Gayle Allard
  • Institution: Coursera

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