This course is a basic one-semester introduction to economics, covering both
microeconomics (how individuals and businesses make resource decisions, and the
functioning of specific markets); and macroeconomics (the functioning and performance
of the overall economy, as reflected in national income, employment, and inflation). By
the end of the semester you will be able to:
Understand fundamental economic concepts such as comparative
advantage, opportunity cost, externalities
Use the standard tools of economic analysis to understand the function of
markets and effects of economic policies
Understand the measurement of economic activity, interest rates, and
Understand the functioning of the financial and monetary system
Kahn, James A. (2021, January), Syllabus, ECON 1010 - D1 & E Principles of Economics, Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University.
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