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040216 VO Macroeconomics (MA) (2019W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 4 - Wirtschaftswissenschaften

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Language: English

Examination dates

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Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 07.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 14.10. 18:30 - 20:00 Hörsaal 1 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 Erdgeschoß
Monday 21.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 28.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 04.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 11.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 18.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 25.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 02.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 09.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 16.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 13.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 20.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock
Monday 27.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Hörsaal 14 Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1 2.Stock

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Aims, contents and method of the course

The course covers topics in the realm of macroeconomics that will help students understand and analyze the macroeconomic performance of countries both in the long run and at business-cycle frequencies.

This lecture course reviews material on macroeconomics that participants know from their bachelor studies and aims at deepening this knowledge. The textbook "Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability, and the Financial System" (Wendy Carlin & David Soskice; Oxford University Press) serves as the main literature for this course. Topics to be covered are:

1. Demand side, supply side, national accounts and macroeconomic policy;
2. Money, banking and the macro-economy;
3. The financial sector and crises;
4. The open economy

Assessment and permitted materials

A written test of 90 minutes

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

The test is marked on a point scale. 50 out of 100 possible points are required to pass the exam.

Examination topics

Slides are made accessible to participants.
Topics roughly correspond to sections 1-3, 5, 9-10 of the indicated textbook.

Reading list

"Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability, and the Financial System" (Wendy Carlin & David Soskice; Oxford University Press)
Additional reading for international economics:
"International Economics" (Paul R. Krugman, Maurice Obstfeld and Marc J. Melitz: Pearson)

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