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This course discusses how macroeconomic variables affect individuals’ personal, professional, and public activities and lays the foundation for the analysis of the mechanisms that drive macroeconomic variables. It start in its first module by introducing the key macroeconomic variables and explaining how they are defined and measured in order to enable the students to interpret macroeconomic data properly. In the second module, the course offers a perspective for separating out various parts of the economy driven by different processes and for combining those components to develop a richer view of the whole. In particular, it applies this approach to the analysis of the relationship of the trade deficit with the budget deficit and private savings, offering insights about some key determinants of the balance of payments. The third and fourth modules focus on the analyses of the foreign currency and money markets to provide fundamental models of the interest rate and exchange rate determination. They also discuss how these variables interact with each other and with the macroeconomic conditions, particularly monetary policy and the expectations about the future trends in the economy. These analyses lay the foundation for more comprehensive models of the macroeconomy in the next course of the Managerial Economics and Business Analysis Specialization. At the end of this course, you will be able to: • Systematically assess the national and international economic environment in which you live and work. • Analyze macroeconomic issues using key tools. • Be a more effective professional in your line of activity. This course is part of the iMBA offered by the University of Illinois, a flexible, fully-accredited online MBA at an incredibly competitive price. For more information, please see the Resource page in this course and



Mar 09, 2020

The quizzes and assignments may be hard but that's how I learned so much from this class. Prof Hadi brought this course in a way that made me understand the actual situations.


Jun 14, 2020

I really enjoyed the course. Professor Hadi is great. This is my first Economics course. Professor explains all the fundamentals in a very easy and detailed manner.

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May 28, 2020

People from non-economic background have a hard time grabbing concepts

von Keith M K

Nov 20, 2016

Course should have more homework to drill the appropriate concepts.

von David A G

Jul 01, 2020

Could've used more enthusiasm in the presentation

von Jacques P P

Dec 24, 2018

Deep dive into financial markets

von Ariel S L

Jul 25, 2019

Great course

von Moksha C

Jun 28, 2016

Excellent !

von Chơn N V

Oct 12, 2020


von Deepthy B

Jul 03, 2020


von Daniel C

Jun 19, 2016

The content covers very good the most important theories and concepts in macro economy and explains in detail the relationship between them. I wish the course would take more advantage of interactive multimedia tools in order to support the spoken word with visual means.


Apr 23, 2016

This is a good course, but be sure you have a foundational level of understanding of Macroeconomics before starting - it doesn't provide a lot of background before diving into more advanced topics.

von Omkar G

Jun 23, 2020

The lectures could have been more engaging and interactive. This seems to be a problem of the lecturer I guess. But overall it was a great experience learning.

von Phani M

Feb 13, 2020

The scope of subject has been a lot reduced. Not ideal for an MBA course - doesn't cover most relevant & current topics - but good in overall teaching.

von mujtaba s

Aug 18, 2019

I personally don't think he explained some of the material too cleanly. I did a lot of outside reading to understand some of the concept better.

von Harris S

Oct 12, 2016

Learn something about the money supply and demand and their relationship with the exchange rate. but can hardly used in daily

von Anup P

Feb 25, 2020

Professor needs to make the content more interactive and must include more examples since the concepts and theory is too dry

von Kavi K

Feb 10, 2020

Interesting and pertinent material but some of the video content is dry and makes it hard to grasp the concepts.

von Fady S

Dec 02, 2019

I don't have any problem with the course but the lecture PDF Sources

von Steve M

Jun 09, 2019

Content is interesting but presentation is a bit dry.

von RUDY W

Nov 05, 2019

Hard to understand, need more explanation

von ricardo p o

Mar 31, 2017

it was good, could be more dinamic though

von John F

Aug 02, 2020

Complex topics, relationships and topics are not adequately explained in lectures. Quizzes go far beyond the introductory material, and often ask for formulas and concepts to be applied in a way they were never fully explained.

von Vidushi G

Jul 24, 2020


von Anas A

Jul 21, 2020

If you can read english, find interesting book that talk about Macroeconomics as this course is very dry and the teaching methods used are not applicable to this era (reading from the slides). It was very difficult for me to engage in the lengthy videos.

von Natalie C

Jun 11, 2018

Inadequate lecture materials for test and assignment preparation. Students should not have to go outside of required readings in order to learn required content for course.

von Abdullah F A M

Jun 05, 2016

the videos are too long

assignments are difficult

and dr asfahani is not like dr larry

i loved dr larry much more

dr asfahani is not interesting in his presentations at all