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Economics 105

Economics 105

Credits: 3

Length of Course: 14 weeks

Classroom Hours per Week: 4

Prerequisites: Economics 101 or Math 100 or Math 110; students are advised to complete Economics 103 before taking this course

Corequisite: English 098

Text: Macroeconomics, Abel et al. Pearson Pub., latest Canadian edition

Course Description:

This course provides an introduction to macroeconomic theory with special reference to the Canadian economy. "Model Building" is emphasized. Topics covered include Canada's national accounts, measureing inflation, growth and unemployment, an open economy model for Canada, elements of money and banking, and fiscal, monetary, and trade policy.


Quizzes (4) 10% each
Mid-term 25%
Final 35%


Stéphane Deseau, M.Econ. (Maine, France), M.Sc. (Quebec)
Cheryl Fu, B.A. (Beijing), M.A. (Simon Fraser), Ph.D. candidate
Paul Geddes, B.A. (Claremont), M.A. (Carleton)
Fatin Jallad, B.A., B.Sc. (Portland), M.Sc. (New Mexico), M.Sc. (Arizona)
Susana Leung, B.B.A., M.A. (Simon Fraser)

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