This course introduces some important topics and theoretical models in macroeconomics and helps students develop analytical skills and improve the ability to construct and apply macroeconomic models based on macroeconomic principles. Topics discussed includes: measurement issues, a one-period model, savings, investment, and government deficits, money and business cycles, and international macroeconomics. Through this course, students will study short-term and long-term issues in macroeconomic activity and analyze the role of the fiscal and monetary policies. Students will have deeper insights into economic growth processes and business cycles, and the key topics in macroeconomics. Based on the knowledge and skills learnt from this course, students will be better prepared for advanced study in economics.