Monetary Macroeconomics

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBB130A05
Vaknaam Monetary Macroeconomics
Niveau(s) bachelor, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
ECTS 5
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Monetary Macroeconomics
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. Draw the connections between reality and macroeconomic models.
2. Recognize the main intertemporal trade-offs in macroeconomics.
3. Identify the complexities behind the design of stabilization policies.
4. Know how monetary and fiscal policy is conducted.
5. Explain how the European Monetary Union works.
6. Analyze contemporary economic policy debates.
7. Demonstrate insight into European macroeconomic affairs.
Omschrijving This course builds upon the basic macroeconomic concepts and the simple macroeconomic models developed as part of the first-year course Macroeconomics for E&BE to touch upon a whole new set of issues related to macroeconomic analysis and policy. It introduces students to dynamic macroeconomic analysis and the role of expectations, it explains the various ways in which financial markets influence the macro-economy, it discusses the objectives and trade-offs that policy-makers are subject to, and it provides insight into the contemporary macroeconomic challenges faced by European economies.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoor- en werkcolleges
(College's, tutorials, zelfstudie: in totaal 28 uur)
Toetsvorm schriftelijk tentamen
(Schriftelijk deeltentamen en eindtentamen)
Vaksoort bachelor
Coördinator dr. G.H. Kuper
Docent(en) Y. Jiang, M. ,dr. G.H. Kuper ,dr. C.G.F. van der Kwaak
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Macroeconomics, A European Perspective, 2013, 2nd Edition, Pearson. Blanchard, O., A. Amighini, and F. Giavazzi 9780273771685 ca. €  68,00
Entreevoorwaarden The course assumes that the students are familiar with the concepts and models discussed in the first-year course Macroeconomics for E&BE (EBP812B05).
Opmerkingen Info: dr Gerard Kuper, email: g.h.kuper@rug.nl
Secretary: Marianne Fry, e-mail: m.fry@rug.nl, room 5411.0734, phone: +31 (0)50 363 7018
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  ( Economics) 2 semester I a verplicht
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  ( International Economics & Business/IE&B) 2 semester I a verplicht
BSc Economics and Business Economics/E&BE  ( Business Economics) 2 semester I a verplicht
Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc)  ( Courses open to Exchange Students (BSc) without limited access) 2 semester I a keuze