Micro and Macro Economics
Microeconomics and Macroeconomics gives learners a foundation in basic economic concepts essential to understanding consumer, business, and public policy decision making. Microeconomics areas of study include the market forces of supply and demand, competition, business organization, and consumer behavior. Macroeconomics areas of study include measuring the strength of a nation's economy, international trade, and the appropriate level of government interaction with the economy.
This course addresses the knowledge necessary for successful functioning in today's challenging economic times. Economic growth, development, and sustainability is needed at a global level. Micro and Macro economic principles impact emerging and developing markets in different ways than they do for developed countries. This course addresses the knowledge necessary to function successfully as a professional in today's challenging economic times.
max. 8 weeks
Estimated time per week
Economists, Financial traders
What will I learn?
Explain the concepts of opportunity cost, trade-offs, and the benefits of exchange
Apply the supply and demand model to analyze market responses to external events
Explain the concepts of gross domestic product, inflation, and unemployment, and how they are measured
Describe the laws of supply and demand and equilibrium
Apply supply and demand model to analyze to the impact of government regulation
How will I learn?
What support will I receive?
When you have a dedicated team on your side, you'll never be alone studying at Nexford. Hailing from many different countries and with online education expertise, our faculty provides you world-class support. Ask them questions during one-to-one office hours or live chat , email them any time, and get individual feedback on your assessments.
Whilst you’re learning, you’ll also have full access to the free Nexford online library, which includes access to millions of full-text articles, industry reports and key sources such as the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and The Economist.
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