Courses Bachelor Display 2020-2021

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Course title Macroeconomics
Course code EBC1019
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 1-2-2021 26-3-2021 L X X 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
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) USED IN THIS COURSE IS WITH RESERVATION. THE INFORMATION PROVIDED HERE IS BASED ON THE COURSE SETUP PRIOR TO THE CORONAVIRUS CRISIS. AS A CONSEQUENCE OF THE CRISIS, COURSE COORDINATORS MAY BE FORCED TO CHANGE THE TEACHING AND ASSESSMENT METHODS USED. THE MOST UP-TO-DATE INFORMATION ABOUT THE TEACHING/ASSESSMENT METHOD(S) WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE COURSE SYLLABUS. 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. (August 2020), Macroeconomics, Global Edition, 8th edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, ISBN-13: 9781292351612, 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 (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 Course(s)