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Basic Economic Concepts
Measurement of Economic Performance
National Income and Price Determination
Financial Sector
Inflation, Unemployment, and Stabilization Policies
Economic Growth and Productivity
Open Economy: International Trade and Finance

Principles of Macroeconomics
 Financial Sector

The following are among the topics covered in this section:
  • Money, banking, and financial markets
    • Definition of financial assets: money, stocks, bonds
    • Time value of money (present and future value)
    • Measures of money supply
    • Banks and creation of money
    • Money demand
    • Money market
    • Loanable funds market
  • Central bank and control of the money supply
    • Tools of central bank policy
    • Quantity theory of money
    • Real versus nominal interest rates

Getting Started
We recommend you first take a practice quiz on this section to identify areas to focus your study on.  The available resources listed below can then be more effectively used to review and expand you knowledge in those specific areas you need.
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