CB2402 - Macroeconomics

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Economics and Finance
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
CB2400 or FB2400
Equivalent Course(s)
EF2401 or FB2401
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2023/24, Semester B 2023/24

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to equip students with the knowledge of fundamental macroeconomic principles that will enable them to analyze and predict how the aggregate economy works, and how government policies affect important macroeconomic variables such as national income, unemployment, inflation and interest rates.

The course also encourages discovery learning -- students use what they learn from lectures to discover for themselves how macroeconomics principles are used to predict how the aggregate economy work, and why some countries are richer than others. Students will develop their attitude and ability to discover and innovate through class discussion, problem sets, and exam.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Students are required to pass both coursework and examination components in order to pass the course.
Detailed Course Information


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