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Macroeconomics Syllabus

Macroeconomics Syllabus

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Macroeconomics Syllabus

DR. AMBAKISYE DUKUZUMURENYI
LECTURER
FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
TUMAINI UNIVERSITY IRINGA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
IRINGA, TANZANIA EAST AFRIKA
Macroeconomics Syllabus

DR. AMBAKISYE DUKUZUMURENYI
LECTURER
FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS
TUMAINI UNIVERSITY IRINGA UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
IRINGA, TANZANIA EAST AFRIKA

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ECO 121
MACROECONOMICS
SPRING 2012MONDAY 18:00
20:00 PMRM: CAFE-1TUESDAY 14:00
16:00 PMRM: SR-3
Ambakisye-Okang Quaashie Nantambu OlatundeDukuzumurenyi
Ph.D.,
 
Public Policy Analysis
 Southern University A&M College, United States of America
M.P.A.,
 
Masters of Public Administration
 Grambling State University, United States of America
B.A., History
Grambling State University, United States of America
Certificate,
 
Secondary Education
 Level 3 Teaching Certificate Louisiana, United States of America
Certificate, Entrepreneurship & Small Business Development
 University of Louisiana Monroe & Northeast Louisiana Delta CommunityDevelopment Corporation
 Areas of Specialization:
Afrikana History, Public Administration, Public Policy, Educational Pedagogy,Philosophy of Education & Curriculum Development, Political Philosophy,Economic Development, Entrepreneurship, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics,Public Health Management, Afrikan Traditional Religions, Afrikan TraditionalPolitical and Economic Institutions, Economic Sociology, Political Sociology,Political Psychology
Office: E-6 FACULTY OF BUSINESS AND ECONOMICSHours: MONDAY 10:00 - 16:00TUESDAY 10:00
18:00WEDNESDAY 10:00 - 18:00THURSDAY 10:00
14:00FRIDAY 10:00
18:00Telephone: Office- Ext. 147Mobile- 0718 117300Email: Ambakisye.Dukuzumurenyi.IUCo@gmail.com
 __________________________________________________ 
 
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Tumaini University Iringa University College Honor Code Guidelines
The Professor, under the watchful eyes of the Creator, the Ancestors, and theBeautiful Ones Who Are Not Yet Born, Pledges to Guide You in the Process of Education according to the High Standards of Cultural Excellence set by Our Afrikan Ancestors, the first Humans to Walk Upon the face of the Earth, Worship the Creator,Build Cities, and Erect Civilizations that existed for Millennia. What I think, is what I shall speak. What I speak, is what I shall do. I shall think, speak, and do Maat: the Ancient Afrikan Concept of Justice. I shall be Impartial and Just in thought, act and deed. Furthermore, the Professor Pledges to Guide You in the Process of Educationaccording to the Tumaini University Iringa University College Honor Code Guidelineson Academic Integrity. The University has a commitment to maintaining anatmosphere of Intellectual Integrity and Academic Honesty. Students pledge toknowingly neither give, nor receive any 
inappropriate
assistance in academic work [Academic Dishonesty consisting of Cheating, Fabrication, Facilitating Academic Dishonesty, and Plagiarism], thus maintaining a personal commitment to Honor and Integrity. You are requested to read the Tumaini University Iringa University CollegeProspectus for detailed explanation. Included in this publication are rules and regulations governing student rights and responsibilities, disciplinary sanctions, penalties, violations, and other type of offenses.
Course Description
 This course will introduce students to the field of Macroeconomics froma
multidisciplinary inquiry based
 
Afrikan perspective.
Concepts,ideas and theories will be drawn from Afrikana Studies, CulturalAnthropology, Political Anthropology, History, Psychology, Sociology,Philosophy, Geography, Linguistics, Political Science, and Economics.The use of this methodology will serve to broaden the discussion andanalysis and center it within the Afrikan subjective historicalexperience. The multidisciplinary inquiry will be conducted throughthe analysis of the major socio-historical, socio-cultural, socio-economic, and socio-political issues, philosophies, paradigms andpolitical science perspectives of the local, and national Tanzanianpolitical economic arena, the East Afrikan political economic arena, thesub-Saharan Afrika political economic arena, the continental Afrikanpolitical economic arena, the Afrikan Diaspora political economic arenaand the International political economic arena.Along with a survey of the discipline of Macroeconomics, whichincludes the study of National Income and the Standard of Living, theStructure of East Afrikan Economies, Money and AggregateDemand/Supply, the Multiplier Model, Credit, Economic Growth, theDeterminants of National Income, Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy,
 
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Inflation, Balance of Payments, the Exchange Rate, the BusinessCycle, Employment and Unemployment, Agriculture and Marketing,the Means of Production and National Income, Population and NationalIncome, Public Enterprise, International Trade, IndustrialDevelopment, Public Finance and Development Planning,Politics/Deficits and Debt, International Financial Policy,Macroeconomic Policies and the Global Environment, MacroeconomicPolicies and Development, the key concepts and macroeconomicpolicies to be addressed include: land reform, land tenure, Agriculturalproduction, Agricultural management, Food, Clothing and HousingQuality, Quantity and Distribution, public policy and economic theory,political communication, power, the nation-state, nation-building,reconstruction, imperialism, colonialism, neo-colonialism, delinking,liberation, enslavement, mal-development, socio-economic and socio-political change, resistance, and the methods of violent and nonviolent
political participation („legitimate political action‟ 
- voting, particularizedcontacting, and civil disobedience, war, terrorism and state terrorism),the political ideologies of liberalism, neo-liberalism, Ujamaa,Privatization, conservatism, Marxism, Capitalism, nationalism,Black/Afrikan Nationalism, Black/Afrikan Consciousness, Afrikantraditional political economic egalitarianism, feminism, macroeconomicimplications of environmentalism and programmatic Pan-Afrikanism,Afrikan Identity, the Macroeconomics of Afrikan Citizenship and AfrikanNationality; the organization and policies of major political systems;institutions of governance; executives, legislatures, and courts; theinternational dimensions of local and national Tanzanian political andeconomic public policies.The method of analysis utilized will, from an Afrikan perspective, firstlocate the student as a centered active participant, a major factor of 
Afrikan political and economic “…agency and accountability…” andsecond, “…locate the imaginative structure...” of the political arenasand key concepts in their “…attitude, direction, and language…” byanalyzing “…text, institution, personality, interaction, or event.” These
themes provide frameworks to interpret and analyze current events,locate them as either central or peripheral to the Tanzanian andAfrikan experience and evaluate their impact on the nature of domesticand international macroeconomic policy and its effect on Tanzania,East and continental Afrika and the Afrikan Diaspora. To do so thestudent must assume a principal role as a representative and servantof Afrikan people and their advancement.
Parallel goals of this course include developing effectiveKiswahili and English reading, writing, active listening and

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