This course aims to provide a basic understanding of concepts and theories in macroeconomics. It enables students to understand the fundamentals of macroeconomics and their application to both empirical and policy issues. The course covers macroeconomic theory and its extensions in order to make it possible to discuss empirical and policy issues. Topics discussed in this course include the key economic indicators such as GDP, unemployment and inflation, economic growth, short-term economic fluctuations, money and prices, fiscal and monetary policy, exchange rates, international trade and capital flows.