Courses Bachelor Display 2023-2024

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Course title Macroeconomics
Course code EBC1020
ECTS credits 6,5
Assessment Whole/Half Grades
Period Start End Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri
4 5-2-2024 28-3-2024 L X X L
Level Introductory
Coordinator Diogo Sampaio Lima
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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
Coverage of basic mathematics, in particular algebra, and some calculus.
An advanced level of English
Teaching methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) PBL / Lecture / Groupwork
Assessment methods (indicative; course manual is definitive) Attendance / Participation / Written Exam / Assignment / Presentation
Evaluation in previous academic year For the complete evaluation of this course please click "here"
This course belongs to the following programmes / specialisations
Bachelor Econometrics and Operations Research Year 1 Compulsory Course(s)