Introduction to macroeconomics

Macroeconomic theory is at the root of most of our government policies concerning wages, taxation, price regulation, inflation, and interest rates. This course will introduce you to the main topics on how an economy operates and explain why some countries thrive while others stagnate. We’ll start by exploring output and how it is measured, then discuss important components such as interest rates, inflation, and taxation, and wrap up by covering game theory and international trade.

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   Teacher: Doha Soliman


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85% of students recommend

“Excellent overview with good book recommendations to learn more on the topics covered.”

“Clear, concise fundamentals of macroeconomics delivered with examples.”


Course plan

Lesson 1. Introduction to Macroeconomic Theory
Lesson 2. Economic Systems and Schools of Thought
Lesson 3. Fluctuations in the Business Cycle
Lesson 4. Gross Domestic Product and Gross National Product
Lesson 5. Inflation
Lesson 6. Interest Rates
Lesson 7. Monetary and Fiscal Policies
Lesson 8. Taxation
Lesson 9. International Trade
Lesson 10. Game Theory
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  • Format
    One lesson delivered via email daily
  • Duration
    10 days
  • Time
    5 minutes reading a day

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