Principles of Macro Economics    (ECON 5102)



The course is designed for the beginners with no formal background or little acquaintance with economics. The objective is to give the students with a clear understanding of the basic concepts, tools of analysis and terminologies used in macroeconomics. Emphasis will be on the use of graphs, diagrams and numerical tables/schedules for exposition.


Learning outcomes


After completing this semester the student will be able to understand the major issues and their solutions as well as the functioning of the economy at a macro level.


Course pre requisite (if any)



Mankiw,G–Principles of Economics-9ndEdition (2001)- South-West Publishers.

Parkin, Michael - Macroeconomics, 7th Edition (2004)- Prentice Hall


Description of the System of Evaluation (Exam, assignments etc.):

Mid Term: 30 marks

Sessional: 20 marks

  • Project: 25%
  • Presentation: 25%
  • Participation: 25%
  • Attendance 25 %

Final Exam: 50 marks          

Class Timings:    

  • Regular BS II. Class: Monday (09.00 AM to 10.00 AM )
  •                                    Tuesday (09.00 AM to 10.00 AM )
  •                                   Wednesday (09.00 AM to 10.00 AM )

Course Material