with Antoniya Baltova

This course is designed to deepen your understanding of the global economy and the forces that drive it. It will help you understand macroeconomics policy, international trade, and the determinants of macroeconomic decisions.

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62 High Quality Lessons
2 Practical Tasks
5 Hours of Content
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Course Overview

Macroeconomics studies the scope and behavior of the economy as a whole. In this Macroeconomics course, you will learn how countries “generate” national output, why unemployment prevents economic growth, how to measure inflation, and much more. Best of all, this course will help you understand the causes and impact of nations’ economic decisions. We start by explaining what aggregate output is and how to measure it. We examine the difference between the income and expenditure approaches of GDP calculation and how they work in practice. You will also learn about the components of aggregate demand and supply, savings and investments, and their relation to economic growth. Next, we discuss business cycle theories, how various sectors “behave” during the four phases (expansion, peak, contraction, and trough), and how to measure unemployment and inflation. The Macroeconomics course also covers the topic of monetary and fiscal policy. You will learn about the money creation process, the monetary transmission mechanism, and the roles and objectives of central banks worldwide. We examine the tools and limitations of monetary and fiscal policies and the interaction between them. Lastly, we discuss the cost and benefits of international trade. You will understand the difference between comparative and absolute advantage, the pros and cons of trade and capital restrictions, and the essence of trading blocs, common markets, and economic unions. By the end of this Macroeconomics course, you will know what balance of payments (BOP) accounts are and how consumers', firms', and governments’ decisions affect them. Join the thousands of professionals who have taken this course and are now using their new skills to enhance their careers. Sign up now and master the art of economic analysis!

Topics covered

Economic AnalysisFinance FundamentalsInvestment Analysis

What You'll Learn

This course on Macroeconomics covers many important topics, including:

The difference between nominal and real GDP
Aggregate demand and supply
Business cycle phases
The impact of inflation and unemployment on economic growth
The theory and applications of monetary and fiscal policies
Costs and benefits of international trade


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The course is excellent but if you would have provided us slides of each video. It would have helped us a lot.
It's a good course but needs to slow the pace to facilitate the learning process.
The pace of learning could have been slower as economics is hard to understand
really enjoyed this course and opened my mind
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Antoniya Baltova

“Economic studies help individuals, governments, and businesses measure the effects of their daily decision on long-term wealth accumulation.”

Antoniya Baltova

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