Recessions, Inflation, and Economic Growth

La Trobe University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Recessions, Inflation, and Economic Growth

  • Host University

    La Trobe University

  • Location

    Melbourne, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Economics, Finance, Government, Public Policy Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This subject introduces students to the study of the economy as a whole and to the economic way of thinking. Students will learn about national income accounting, consumption and investment demand, government spending, exports and imports, aggregate demand and supply, and money and banking. Students will also study fiscal and monetary policy, alternative macroeconomic theories, the balance of payments, national and foreign debt, inflation, unemployment, productivity and economic growth.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.