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040130 UK Growth and Business Cycles (MA) (2019W)

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

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max. 200 participants
Language: English

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 07.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 08.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 09.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 09.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 14.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 15.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 16.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 16.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 21.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 22.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 23.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 23.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 28.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 29.10. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 30.10. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 30.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 04.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 05.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 06.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 06.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 11.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 12.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 13.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 13.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 25.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 26.11. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 27.11. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 27.11. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 02.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 03.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 04.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 04.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 09.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 10.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 11.12. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 11.12. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 16.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 17.12. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Tuesday 07.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 08.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 08.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 13.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Tuesday 14.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Wednesday 15.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 15.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Monday 20.01. 15:00 - 16:30 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 22.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Wednesday 22.01. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 8 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 1.Stock
Wednesday 29.01. 13:15 - 14:45 Hörsaal 10 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

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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, 5th ed. (McGraw-Hill, 2018).

Further references will be provided during the course.

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