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Unemployment, Inflation, And Long-Run Growth, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

Unemployment, Inflation, And Long-Run Growth, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture covers unemployment, inflation and long-run growth.


The Balance Of Payments, Exchange Rates And Aggregate Expenditure, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

The Balance Of Payments, Exchange Rates And Aggregate Expenditure, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture examines the effects of the economy’s openness on macroeconomic policy. The three main topics covered in this lecture are: the effect of exports and imports on the Gross Domestic Product; the workings of a foreign exchange market; and the effects of exchange rates on the economy.


The Macroeconomic Perspective Ii: The Gdp Concept, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

The Macroeconomic Perspective Ii: The Gdp Concept, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture presents concepts related to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and its calculation. It examines nominal versus real GDP.


The Government And Fiscal Policy, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

The Government And Fiscal Policy, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture discusses the role of fiscal policy: government spending and taxation in the economy. It examines the United States government budget.


The Core Of Macroeconomic Theory Ii, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

The Core Of Macroeconomic Theory Ii, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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The Core Of Macroeconomic Theory I, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

The Core Of Macroeconomic Theory I, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture discusses the AD/AS Model, the Keynesian and neoclassical macroeconomic theories, their differences and perspectives.


The Macroeconomic Perspective I: Introduction To Macroeconomics, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

The Macroeconomic Perspective I: Introduction To Macroeconomics, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture evaluates concepts of macroeconomics and distinguishes it from microeconomics. It examines the role of government as well as providing a brief history of macroeconomics.


Demand, Supply, And Market Equilibrium, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

Demand, Supply, And Market Equilibrium, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture discusses the role of firms and households in the market as well as the circular flow. Market equilibrium, supply, demand and the concept of efficiency are also covered.


Choice In A World Of Scarcity, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

Choice In A World Of Scarcity, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture introduces the concepts of scarcity, choice and opportunity costs. It also discusses economics systems and the role of government.


Welcome To Economics! The Scope And Method Of Economics, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

Welcome To Economics! The Scope And Method Of Economics, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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This lecture covers concepts, definitions and methods of Economics and discusses how theories and models are used.


Money, The Federal Reserve And The Monetary Policy, Alexander Nunez-Torres Apr 2018

Money, The Federal Reserve And The Monetary Policy, Alexander Nunez-Torres

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The Anthropocene, Overview, Scott W. Schwartz May 2017

The Anthropocene, Overview, Scott W. Schwartz

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This presentation offers an overview of the developing concept of The Anthropocene -- a term coined to describe our current geological epoch, in which human impact on the planet will leave a permanent trace.


C.A.R.D.I.O. Evaluation Handout, Alexandra Hamlett, Meagan Lacy Jan 2017

C.A.R.D.I.O. Evaluation Handout, Alexandra Hamlett, Meagan Lacy

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Brainstorming Your Research Topic Handout, Alexandra Hamlett, Meagan Lacy Jan 2017

Brainstorming Your Research Topic Handout, Alexandra Hamlett, Meagan Lacy

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C.A.R.D.I.O. Evaluation Instructor's Key, Alexandra Hamlett, Meagan Lacy Jan 2017

C.A.R.D.I.O. Evaluation Instructor's Key, Alexandra Hamlett, Meagan Lacy

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Research Log Handout, Alexandra Hamlett, Meagan Lacy Jan 2017

Research Log Handout, Alexandra Hamlett, Meagan Lacy

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Creating Keywords Handout, Alexandra Hamlett, Meagan Lacy Jan 2017

Creating Keywords Handout, Alexandra Hamlett, Meagan Lacy

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Problems With Authority, Meagan Lacy Jun 2014

Problems With Authority, Meagan Lacy

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These presentation materials were used to create an online tutorial for undergraduate students about how to evaluate the authority of an information source. It includes a PowerPoint presentation and lecture notes on an event-driven publication cycle and uses the death of pop star Michael Jackson as its primary example. This resource was designed with the Association of College & Research Libraries' Framework for Information Literacy (2015) in mind and addresses two of the threshold concepts that the Framework identifies: 1) "Authority is Constructed and Contextual," and 2) "Information Creation as a Process." These materials can be easily adapted for lower-level ...