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Microfoundations of Macroeconomics

Guide to the Most Notable field of Macroeconomics


IIT Kanpur and NPTEL

About the Course

Since ages, the field of economics has given the most renowned laureates around the globe. The field of economics has been divided into macro and microeconomics. Both these divisions function on the foundations of the microconcepts that help understand the advanced theories of microeconomics. The certification in certifications offers students and is highly beneficial for all those who wish to learn the intricacies of macroeconomics from its basics to the most complex theories. The course adds more value to the profile of any student wanting to move forward in the field of economics.

1.What You Will Learn?
2.Who Should Go For It?
3.Points to Note

For the students enrolling on this certification course, it will provide them with a detailed description of the critical role of microeconomic foundations in understanding advanced macroeconomic theories and diving into deeper contexts from implementation perspectives to policy design.

One-Period and two-Period Model of the Macroeconomy
Search and Unemployment
Monetary economics and monetary model
Credit market imperfections and role of asymmetry
Basics of monetary economics
Understanding Open economy

The certification course is the right for the:

Aspirants looking for macroeconomics for higher studies
Students who plan to work with central banks.
Bank professionals
Learners or aspirants of the Indian Economic Service
The course duration is 8 weeks, covering in-depth discussions on various macroeconomic concepts.
Three certificates (Gold, Silver, and Elite) will be awarded based on the student's final score.
The syllabus includes 41 lectures available in transcript and video formats for easy download by students.
Assignments are mandatory, contributing 25% to the total score with an average of 6 out of 8 assignments required for completion.


Field of Study:Microfoundations of Macroeconomics
Type:Free Certificate Course
Duration:8 weeks
Mode of Learning:Online
Average Salary Offered:The average salary offered in this field ranges from ₹3.4 LPA to ₹ 14 LPA depending upon your skills, experience, and level of knowledge.
Employment Roles:
  • Macroeconomic Researcher
  • Consultancy Expert
  • Financial Advisor
  • Services Industry Professional