MSc Financial Economics / Course details
Year of entry: 2021
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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 2|
|Available as a free choice unit?||Yes|
The aim of this course is to provide an advanced treatment of the main issues, concepts and techniques in modern growth theory.
At the end of this course students should be able to
(i) understand and critically evaluate alternative theories of growth;
(ii) develop models of their own from which to derive original results.
Exogenous Growth Models
Endogenous Growth Models I: Physical Capital Accumulation
Endogenous Growth Models II: Human Capital Accumulation
Endogenous Growth Models III: Research and Development
Growth and Income Distribution
Growth and Governance
Growth and Financial Markets
Teaching and learning methods
Lectures and tutorials
25% Mid term test
Basic text: Barro, R.J. and X. Sala-i-Martin, 1995. Economic Growth, McGraw-Hill.
|Scheduled activity hours|
|Independent study hours|
|Mohammad Haque||Unit coordinator|
Students must have taken either Econ60111 or ECON60411 and either Econ60081 or ECON60811.
Lecture - Thursday 12-2pm
Tutorial - Monday 2-3pm.