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Course Details
Course Title Macroeconomics
Conestoga Course Code OLRN1600
Host College Algonquin College
OntarioLearn Course Code AL-ECO2306
Start Date 06/01/2022
End Date 09/07/2022
Course Fee $409.50
Hours 42
Course Description Knowledge of contemporary macroeconomic issues is essential to understanding the world we live in. Students investigate fundamental macroeconomics principles with an emphasis on the use of economic models to analyze economic developments accurately and objectively. Through a combination of instruction and practical application, students examine unemployment, inflation and economic growth, as well as evaluate government use of fiscal and monetary policy in dealing with these key macroeconomic issues. In addition, Canada's international economic relationships are explored. Individual assignments and formal examinations are used to assess student knowledge of key objectives.
Midterm Exam Format Not Specified
Final Exam Format No exam requirement
Final Exam Group 06/01/2022 
Other Evaluation Details Discussions 15%, Assignments 25%, Quizzes 60%
Minimum Passing Mark 50
Mandatory Chats Yes
Mandatory Group Work Yes
Other Details
Platform d2l/brightspace
Computer Software Requirements
Additional We suggest you do not purchase your textbook(s) until approximately two weeks prior to the course start date as textbook(s) may change.
Textbook Information Purchase textbook from No substitutions unless otherwise stated.
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Textbook Title Exploring Macroeconomics
Author Sexton, Fortura, Kovacs
Publisher Nelson
Edition 5th Canadian
ISBN 9780176900014
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