Macroeconomic: Economics and National Income Accounting

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POLITEKNIK TUANKU SULTANAH BAHIYAH COURSE OUTLINE

Lecturer

:

Azlina Binti Azmi PB 202 Macroeconomics

E-mail

:

azlinaazmi@ptsb.edu.my December 2012 DAT2A/B/C/DPR2A/DPM2A/B

Course Prerequisite

:

None

: Session Programme/Classs :

A) SYNOPSIS : MACROECONOMICS provides information on the concepts of economics as a whole. The course emphasizes the role of economics sectors in determining the GDP. This course also provides information on the importance of government policy to overcome the economic problem. B) LEARNING OUTCOMES : Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:1. 2. 3. 4. Describe effectively the impact of macroeconomic problems to the economic system in current economic trend [PLO1, LD1, C2)] Calculate precisely the national income accounting and prepare the national income equilibrium determination in economic sector [PLO1, LD1, C3] Write briefly in group the information on the tools of fiscal and monetary policy that affect the economy [PLO2, LD2, P2] Describe the importance of macroeconomic theory to overcome the economic problem [PLO4, LD4, A1]

C) ASSESSMENT : No 1 Types of assessment Continuous Assessment (CA) a. Quiz Q1 Q2 Q3 T1 Topic 1 Topic 4 Topic 7 Topic 1 Topic 2 Topic 3 Topic 5 Topic 6 Topic 2 Topic 3 Item Criteria % Total 50% 20% Week 4 Week 11 Week 19 Week 13 Estimated Date

b. Test

30%

T2

Week 17

c.

Tutorial Exercises

TE 1 TE 2

15%

Week 6 Week 9

d. Case Study e. End of Chapter 2 Final Examination (FE) TOTAL CA + FE D) REFERENCES :

CS 1

Topic 6 Topic 4 Topic 5

25% 10% 50% 100%

Week 16 Week 14

FE1

Cover all topics

1. Deviga Vengedasalam & Karunagaran Madhavan (2010). Principles of Economic,Second Edition. Shah Alam: Oxford Fajar Sdn. Bhd. 2. Karl E. Case & Ray C. Fair (2007). Princples of Economics, Eight Edition: Pearson Prentice Hall, Pearson Education Malaysia, Pte.Ltd. 3. Rudiger Dornbusch, Stanley Fischer and Richard Startz (2008)....
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