Macroeconomics - Concepts and Issues

Learn from Dr. V. Anantha Nageswaran

Member (Part-Time), Economic Advisory Council of the Prime Minister of India

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12 Hours
6 Days
Live
Interactive
Date
26th Nov - 1st Dec
Time
5:00 to 7:00 PM (IST)
Fees
Rs 2,150 + GST
Course Details
Faculty
Dr. V. Anantha Nageswaran

– Member (part-time), Economic Advisory Council of the Prime Minister of India

– Distinguished Visiting Professor of Economics at Krea University and Adjunct Faculty at the Singapore Management University. Former Dean, IFMR Graduate School of Business.

– Co-Author of ‘Economics of Derivatives’ and ‘Derivatives’ published by Cambridge University Press in 2015 & 2017

– Former Chief Investment Officer, Julius Bear, and Co. Also worked at UBS and Credit Suisse

– MBA (IIM – A) & Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Massachusetts

– Weekly columnist for Mint

 

Learning Outcomes

Answer questions such as

– What is Gross Domestic Product or GDP? Are there better ways of evaluating economic performance? Why do some countries grow and some don’t? Why do they stagnate? Why haven’t all countries become developed? What is going on in Japan?

– What is inflation? How many different types of inflation are out there? How does one control it?

– What is a central bank? What is monetary policy? What is fiscal policy? Why is one preferred to the other?

– If interest rates are close to zero in many countries, can I not borrow there and put it in a deposit in India or lend in India and earn 10%? What can go wrong?

– What is a global reserve currency? Is the dollar about to lose its almighty status? What does it take for a currency to become a global reserve currency?

Syllabus

Learn macroeconomic basic concepts, national income, inflation and its drivers, exchange rates, monetary and fiscal policy

Who is this program for

Students, faculty, working professionals. No particular educational background is necessary. Proficiency in English is essential and a bachelor’s degree is desirable. Background in economics will be useful but not compulsory

Skills you will learn

Comprehend what you hear in business-news channels and newspapers

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