Courses NonDegree Display 2023-2024
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|Course title||ECB and Monetary Policy|
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|Language of instruction||English|
* To understand and apply the workhorse (3-equation) model for macroeconomic analysis in a closed economy
* To understand the role of expectations in modern macroeconomics and monetary policy
* To understand the role of the banking sector in the interaction between the monetary policy and the real economy
* To understand and analyse causes and consequences of financial crises
* To understand and discuss the relevance of the institutional design of the central bank
* To understand and discuss the effectiveness of monetary policy in the short run and the long run
This course aims at deepening students’ knowledge of the macroeconomic environment in general and the relation between monetary and real phenomena in an economy in particular. Both theoretical, institutional and policy issues are addressed, including recent developments in monetary policy-making. This facilitates a better understanding of the role of (ECB) monetary policy and its impact on the real and financial sectors of the economy.
- Carlin & Soskice (2014), Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability and the Financial System, Oxford University Press. - De Haan & Pattipeilohy (2022), Advanced Introduction to Central banks and Monetary Policy, Edward Elgar. - a number of relevant articles to be announced in the course syllabus.
Second-year macro-economics (BSC; level book Blanchard Et Al ''Macroeconomics: A European Perspective'').
Exchange students need to have obtained a Bachelor degree with a major in Economics or Econometrics.
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