CLEP Macro Economics Exam
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Exam Description: Additional Information Register for this examThe Subject Examination in Principles of Macroeconomics covers material usually taught in a one-semester undergraduate course in the principles of macroeconomics. This aspect of economics deals with principles of economics that apply to a total economic system, particularly the general levels of output and income and interrelations among sectors of the economy. The test places particular emphasis on the determinants of aggregate demand and on the monetary and fiscal policies that are appropriate to achieve particular policy objectives. Within this context, candidates are expected to understand concepts such as the multiplier, the accelerator, and balance-of-payments equilibrium; terms such as inflation, deflationary gap, and depreciation; and institutional arrangements such as open-market operations, deficit spending, and flexible exchange rates.
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