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Part A: Introductory Macroeconomics 

Unit 1: National Income and Related Aggregates 

What is Macroeconomics? 
Basic concepts in macroeconomics: consumption goods, capital goods, final goods, intermediate goods; stocks and flows; gross investment and depreciation. Circular flow of income (two sector model); 
Methods of calculating National Income - Value Added or Product method, Expenditure method, Income method. 
Aggregates related to National Income: Gross National Product (GNP), Net National Product (NNP), Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Net Domestic Product (NDP) - at market price, at factor cost; Real and Nominal GDP. GDP and Welfare 

Unit 2: Money and Banking 

Money – meaning and functions, supply of money - Currency held by the public and net demand deposits held by commercial banks. 
Money creation by the commercial banking system. Central bank and its functions (example of the Reserve Bank of India): Bank of issue, Govt. Bank, Banker's Bank, Control of Credit through Bank Rate, CRR, SLR, Repo Rate and Reverse Repo Rate, Open Market Operations, Margin requirement. 

Unit 3: Determination of Income and Employment 

Aggregate demand and its components. Propensity to consume and propensity to save (average and marginal).

Short-run equilibrium output; investment multiplier and its mechanism. 
Meaning of full employment and involuntary unemployment. Problems of excess demand and deficient demand; measures to correct them - changes in government spending, taxes and money supply. 

Unit 4: Government Budget and the Economy

Government budget - meaning, objectives and components. 
Classification of receipts - revenue receipts and capital receipts; Classification of expenditure – revenue expenditure and capital expenditure. 
Balanced, Surplus and Deficit Budget – measures of government deficit. 

Unit 5: Balance of Payments 

Balance of payments account - meaning and components; Balance of payments – Surplus and Deficit Foreign exchange rate - meaning of fixed and flexible rates and managed floating. 
Determination of exchange rate in a free market, Merits and demerits of flexible and fixed exchange rate. 
Managed Floating exchange rate system

Part B: Indian Economic Development 

Unit 6: Development Experience (1947-90) and Economic Reforms since 1991

A brief introduction of the state of Indian economy on the eve of independence. 
Indian economic system and common goals of Five Year Plans. 
Main features, problems and policies of agriculture (institutional aspects and new agricultural strategy), industry (IPR 1956; SSI – role & importance) and foreign trade. 
Economic Reforms since 1991: Features and appraisals of liberalisation, globalisation and privatisation (LPG policy); Concepts of demonetization and GST 

Unit 7: Current challenges facing Indian Economy

Human Capital Formation: How people become resource; Role of human capital in economic development; Growth of Education Sector in India Rural development: Key issues - credit and marketing - role of cooperatives; agricultural diversification; alternative farming - organic farming Employment: Growth and changes in work force participation rate in formal and informal sectors; problems and policies 
Sustainable Economic Development: Meaning, Effects of Economic Development on Resources and Environment, including global warming

Unit 8: Development Experience of India

A comparison with neighbours India and Pakistan India and China Issues: economic growth, population, sectoral development and other Human Development Indicators 

Part C: Project in Economics

Prescribed Books: 

  • Statistics for Economics NCERT 
  • 2. Indian Economic Development NCERT 
  • 3. Introductory Microeconomics NCERT 
  • 4. Macroeconomics, NCERT 
  • 5. Supplementary Reading Material in Economics, CBSE 

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