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040130 UK Growth and Business Cycles (MA) (2018W)

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

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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

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max. 200 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 01.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 02.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 03.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 03.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 08.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 09.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 10.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 10.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 15.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 16.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 17.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 17.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 22.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 23.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 24.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 24.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 29.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 30.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 31.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 31.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 05.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 06.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 07.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 07.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 12.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 13.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 14.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 14.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 19.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 20.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 21.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 21.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 28.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 28.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 03.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 04.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 05.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 05.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 10.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 11.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 12.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 12.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 07.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 08.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 09.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 09.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 14.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 15.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 16.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 16.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 21.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 22.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 23.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 23.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 30.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 30.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims: Students become familiar with some basic empirical facts about economic growth and business cycles as well as with the most popular models used in modern macroeconomics to study these phenomena. They will be able to use and modify these models so as to formally analyze questions of macroeconomic relevance.
Contents: The course deals with advanced methods and models that are used to study economic growth and the business cycle including neoclassical and endogenous growth models, real business cycle models, and New Keynesian models.
Methods: The course material is first explained in a presentation by the lecturers. Weekly exercises help to get practice in using the presented theories and methods..

Assessment and permitted materials

Written final exam (50%), two written multiple-choice tests during the semester (15% each), and homework exercises (20%).

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

For a positive grade one needs at least 50% of all points that can be earned.

Examination topics

Reading list

D. Acemoglu: Introduction to Modern Economic Growth (Princeton University Press, 2009).

J. Gali: Monetary Policy, Inflation, and the Business Cycle, 2nd ed., (Princeton University Press, 2015).

D. Romer: Advanced Macroeconomics, 4th ed. (McGraw-Hill, 2011).

Further references will be provided during the course.

Association in the course directory

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