Courses Bachelor Display 2013-2014

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Course title Macroeconomics
Course code EBC1019
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment None
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 3-2-2014 4-4-2014 L X/E X/E
Level Introductory
Coordinator Erik de Regt
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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 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., A. Amighini and F. Giavazzi (2013), Macroeconomics, A European Perspective, 2nd edition, Pearson
Coverage of basic mathematics, in particular algebra.
An advanced level of English
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Presentation / Lecture / Groupwork
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Participation / Written Exam
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Fiscal Economics Year 1 Compulsory Courses