This is a course in intermediate macroeconomic theory and policy analysis. It will familiarize students with some important concepts and tools of contemporary macroeconomics. The course will develop a framework for understanding how the overall level of national economic activity is determined including output, unemployment, inflation, interest rates, trade deficits, and exchange rates. We will also explore the roles of monetary and fiscal policies in stabilizing the economy and promoting growth, with a focus on contemporary policy debates. The objective of the course is to help students think independently and critically about macroeconomic policies.