Courses Bachelor Display 2019-2020

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Course title Macroeconomics
Course code EBC1018
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment None
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 3-2-2020 3-4-2020 L X/E X/E L
Level Introductory
Coordinator Giulia Piccillo
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Language of instruction English
-learn how to analyse the macroeconomic performance of a country
-learn to understand how to interpret and understand various types of macro economic policy
-understand current discussions about fiscal and monetary policy
- training in presentation- and team-skills
The course provides an introduction into modern macroeconomic theory and economic policy. This gives basic tools needed to analyse macroeconomic developments. The course covers short-run fluctuations, medium-run equilibrium, and also long-run growth. It discusses macroeconomic policy in a European context, but in a globalizing world. The course includes training in presentation skills, where small teams present and discuss macroeconomic data for various countries.
Blanchard O. (December 2016), Macroeconomics, Global Edition, 7th edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, ISBN-13: 978-1-292-16060-3, Chapters 1-13, 21.1-21.2, 22-23, including the corresponding chapter appendices (with the exception of the appendix of Ch. 23).
Coverage of basic mathematics, in particular algebra, and some calculus.
An advanced level of English
Teaching methods PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Groupwork
Assessment methods Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
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