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040011 UK Macroeconomics (2020W)

6.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Summary

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first serve).
Registration information is available for each group.

Groups

Group 1

Lecturer: Si Chen

max. 200 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

digital asynchronous

The course will be in the form of weekly uploads of recorded videos. It is at the students' discretion to watch them before 5 pm of the respective Friday.

Monday 12.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Monday 19.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Monday 09.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Monday 16.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Monday 30.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Monday 14.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Monday 11.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Monday 18.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital
Monday 25.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Digital

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aim:
The course introduces the students to basic macroeconomics. By the end of the course, students will have a basic understanding of
- the factors driving economic growth
- the causes of business cycle fluctuations
- the operation of the financial sector
- the determinants of nominal and real exchange rates in global markets

Contents:
The course consists of three main building blocks:
1. Macroeconomic Accounts
2. Economic Growth
3. Business Cycles

Method:
The lecture videos will be uploaded every Monday. A teaching assistant will give an additional tutorial, where practical exercises are discussed. The time of the online office hours is to be announced.

Assessment and permitted materials

The evaluation consists of the following components:
- problem sets *
- quizzes **
- midterm exam ***
- final exam ***

* Problem Set 3 and 9 will be graded.
** Starting from the second lecture, an online quiz is to be completed after each lecture.
*** Exam: online (Moodle), dates to be announced.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The evaluation consists of four components:
35% midterm exam
35% final exam
10% problem sets
20% online quizzes

The minimal requirement for a passing grade is to achieve 50% in total.

Examination topics

All theories and exercises covered in the lectures and the tutorials.

Reading list

"Macroeconomics: Understanding the Global Economy," by David Miles, Andrew Scott, and Francis Breedon (3rd edition), Wiley.

Group 2

Tutorial:

anrechenbar für BW, 1.Abschnitt, VO+UE, bzw. entsprechendem Teil der Diplomprüfung "Grundzüge der politischen Ökonomie ... " sowie für das Erweiterungscurriulum Volkswirtschaftslehre, Modul "VO Makroökonomie".

max. 200 participants
Language: English
LMS: Moodle

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

All lectures will be held online.

Thursday 01.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 07.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 08.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 13.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 14.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 15.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 20.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 21.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 22.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 27.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 28.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 29.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 03.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 04.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 05.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 10.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 11.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 12.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 17.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 18.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 19.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 25.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 26.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 01.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 02.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 03.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 09.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 10.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 15.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 16.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 17.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 07.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 12.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 13.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 14.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 19.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 20.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 21.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 26.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Wednesday 27.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Thursday 28.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course aims at introducing the students to the basic contents of macroeconomics. By the end of the course, students are expected to have acquired a basic understanding of what factors drive economic growth, what causes business cycle fluctuations, and how the financial sector operates.

The course consists of three main building blocks:
1. Macroeconomic Accounts
2. Economic Growth
3. Business Cycles

The lecture comprises 4 hours per week covering mainly theory and examples. There will be an additional tutorial, where practical exercises are discussed.

Assessment and permitted materials

The evaluation consists of the following components: midterm exam, final exam, problem sets and quizzes. Exams and quizzes will take place online on Moodle.

Problem Set 3 and 9 will be graded. There will be an online quiz each week on Friday (except the first), to be completed until the following week.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The evaluation consists of four components:

35% midterm exam
35% final exam
10% problem sets
20% online quizzes

The minimal requirement for a passing grade is to achieve 50% in total.

Examination topics

All the theories and exercises covered in the lecture and the tutorial.

Reading list

"Macroeconomics: Understanding the Global Economy," by David Miles, Andrew Scott, and Francis Breedon (3rd edition), Wiley. Possibly other material announced in the lecture.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Th 08.10.2020 09:27