MSc Economics / Course details
Year of entry: 2023
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Course unit details:
|Unit level||FHEQ level 7 – master's degree or fourth year of an integrated master's degree|
|Teaching period(s)||Semester 1|
|Available as a free choice unit?||Yes|
The aim of this course is to introduce students to the models and methods that form the core of modern
The aim of this course is to introduce students to the models and methods that form the core of modern macroeconomics.
At the end of this course, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding (including relevant policy applications) in macroeconomic topics such as economic growth, business cycles, consumption and savings, labour markets, inflation, monetary policy, and fiscal policy.
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures and Tutorials
70% Final Exam and 30% Mid term test.
David Romer, Advanced Macroeconomics, 5 th edition, McGraw-Hill Education, 2019 (ISBN 978- 1260185218)
Lars Ljungqvist and Thomas J. Sargent, Recursive Macroeconomic Theory, 4th Edition, MIT Press, 2018 (ISBN 978-0262038669)
Jordi Galí, Monetary Policy, Inflation, and the Business Cycle: An Introduction to the New Keynesian Framework and Its Applications, 2nd Edition, 2015 (ISBN 978-0691164786)
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|Patrick Macnamara||Unit coordinator|