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This course is a compulsory course for those pursuing a Major in Economics. It is also available to students of other streams provided they have studied and passed Mathematics at the +2 level. Completion of this course would also be a prerequisite for taking EC08 (Macroeconomics II) which shall be offered in Semester IV.
This course, along with its sister course in the next semester,will cover the standard economic analysis of the behaviour of economic aggregates like GDP, employment and the price level in a market economy characterized by the use of money and credit, bringing in also the open economy context. Problems like business cycles and inflation shall be covered in these courses along with an assessment of the role government policy can play in mitigating or creating such phenomena.