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Sous-titres : Anglais

Programme du cours : ce que vous apprendrez dans ce cours

Semaine
1
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1 heure pour terminer

Course Orientation

You will become familiar with the course, your classmates, and our learning environment. The orientation will also help you obtain the technical skills required for the course....
Reading
1 video (Total 8 min), 5 lectures, 1 quiz
Reading5 lectures
Syllabus10 min
About the Discussion Forums10 min
Glossary10 min
Updating Your Profile10 min
Social Media10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Orientation Quiz10 min
Heures pour terminer
3 heures pour terminer

Module 1: Key Macroeconomic Indicators and Their Measurement

What do macroeconomic indicators like GDP, the unemployment rate, and inflation really mean? How are they measured? How should the figures for such variables be interpreted?...
Reading
9 videos (Total 83 min), 2 lectures, 6 quiz
Video9 vidéos
1-1.1. Introduction to Macroeconomic Indicators and the Sources of Macroeconomic Data7 min
1-2.1. The Unemployment Rate: Definition and Measurement7 min
1-3.1. GDP: Definition18 min
1-3.2. GDP: Measurement12 min
1-3.3. GDP: Improvements in Real GDP Measurement6 min
1-3.4. GDP: Comparison Across Countries12 min
1-4.1. The Price Level and Inflation: The Basics7 min
1-4.2. Problems in Measuring the Cost of Living Inflation9 min
Reading2 lectures
Module 1 Overview10 min
Module 1 Readings10 min
Quiz5 exercices pour s'entraîner
Lesson 1-1 Practice Quiz4 min
Lesson 1-2 Practice Quiz6 min
Lesson 1-3 Practice Quiz10 min
Lesson 1-4 Practice Quiz6 min
Module 1 Quiz20 min
Semaine
2
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2 heures pour terminer

Module 2: GDP Components, Twin Deficits, and Balance of Payments

Expenditure is often different from income for individuals, but for the economy as a whole, aggregate income is always identical to aggregate expenditure. This has important implications for the functioning of the macroeconomy and the way policies affect it. The income-expenditure identity is also fundamental to the ways various part of the economy with different processes interact with each other. For example, it sheds a lot of light on the formation of the trade deficit and its connection with budget deficit and private savings....
Reading
5 videos (Total 43 min), 2 lectures, 4 quiz
Video5 vidéos
2-1.1. Components of GDP10 min
2-1.2. The Roles of Government and the Rest of the World in the Macroeconomy8 min
2-2.1. The Fundamental Macroeconomic Identity and GDP Components15 min
2-3.1. The Balance of Payments7 min
Reading2 lectures
Module 2 Overview10 min
Module 2 Readings10 min
Quiz4 exercices pour s'entraîner
Lesson 2-1 Practice Quiz4 min
Lesson 2-2 Practice Quiz4 min
Lesson 2-3 Practice Quiz6 min
Module 2 Quiz20 min
Semaine
3
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3 heures pour terminer

Module 3: The Foreign Exchange Market

How does the exchange rate affect the trade balance and foreign payments of an economy? How does the exchange rate interact with domestic and foreign prices to determine the competitiveness of an economy’s producers? Where does the exchange rate come from? Since currencies are assets that can be bought and resold at different times, their exchange rates must depend on expectations and futures markets. How do the spot and forward exchange rates interact with the expected rates of future dates?...
Reading
5 videos (Total 61 min), 2 lectures, 4 quiz
Video5 vidéos
3-1.1. The Foreign Exchange Market Basics8 min
3-1.2. The Exchange Rate and Competitiveness13 min
3-2.1. Spot and Forward Markets for Foreign Exchange23 min
3-2.2. Current and Future Spot Markets for Foreign Exchange14 min
Reading2 lectures
Module 3 Overview10 min
Module 3 Readings10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Lesson 3-1 Practice Quiz8 min
Lesson 3-2 Practice Quiz10 min
Module 3 Quiz20 min
Semaine
4
Heures pour terminer
2 heures pour terminer

Module 4: Money, Interest Rate, and the Exchange Rate

The interest rate determines the exchange rate, the cost of capital, and the opportunity cost of using money. How is the interest rate determined? What factors drive the supply and demand for money? What constitutes money? What role do banks play in the monetary system? How do central banks influence the money market and the interest rate?...
Reading
5 videos (Total 76 min), 2 lectures, 3 quiz
Video5 vidéos
4-1.2. Money Supply24 min
4-1.3. Money Demand9 min
4-2.1. Money Market Equilibrium18 min
4-2.2. Money, Inflation, and Interest Rate in the Short Run and the Long Run13 min
Reading2 lectures
Module 4 Overview10 min
Module 4 Readings10 min
Quiz3 exercices pour s'entraîner
Lesson 4-1 Practice Quiz8 min
Lesson 4-2 Practice Quiz8 min
Module 4 Quiz20 min
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par ABJul 23rd 2017

Great course for a beginner like me. All the concepts are explained clearly with examples. The language used is simple which makes it easy to understand.

par SZSep 19th 2018

Concise yet very helpful. The reading material is well prepared. After this course, I can fully understand all the financial news.

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Hadi Salehi Esfahani

Professor of Economics and Professor of Business Administration
Department of Business Administration, College of Business
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In order to effectively manage and operate a business, managers and leaders need to understand the market characteristics and economic environment they operate in. In this Specialization, you will build a solid understanding of the operation of markets and the macro-economic environment with real-world examples. You will be able to identify firm and country-level economic factors that impact business decisions, develop an analytical framework using statistical tools, and apply economic theory and data in the analysis of business environment and trends to make effective business decisions. The capstone project involves an in-depth analysis of an actual business situation in which you will examine the global economic environment of a business. The final project will be a business plan that uses statistical tools and economic theory to create a comprehensive analysis of the microeconomic and macroeconomic environment in which the focal company operates. This Specialization is part of the University of Illinois Masters of Business Administration degree program, the iMBA. Learn more about the admission into the program here and how your Coursera work can be leveraged if accepted into the program. You can also start with for-credit courses within the Illinois iMBA degree program....
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