MA Economics / Course details
Year of entry: 2020
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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 unit aims to introduce students to key concepts, methodologies, theories and techniques in modern macroeconomic analysis. Particular emphasis is placed on the modeling techniques of some of the most recent theoretical models used widely in the analysis of economic growth, consumption, and investment.
At the end of this course students should be able to
(i) know of the major issues as they arise in the field of macroeconomics,
(ii) understand alternative approaches to modeling economic growth, consumption, and investment,
(iii) critically evaluate the usefulness of macroeconomic techniques, and
(iv) develop models of their own from which to derive original results and policy implications.
Teaching and learning methods
Lecture and Tutorial
Two 30-minute tests with a total weight of 20% of the final mark.
2-hour examination in January with a weight of 80% of the final mark.
Romer, David, 2006. Advanced Macroeconomics, 3rd edition, McGraw-Hill.
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|Independent study hours|
|Kyriakos Neanidis||Unit coordinator|
MA Economics module
Pre-requisite: Students must demonstrate an appropriate quantitative background
Lecture: Thursday 12pm-2pm,
Tutorial (T1): Friday 11am-12pm,
Tutorial (T2): Wednesday 10am-11am,