Macroeconomic Analysis

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2017/18
Vakcode EBM181A05
Vaknaam Macroeconomic Analysis
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Macroeconomic Analysis
Leerdoelen 1. Analyze mathematically standard dynamic macroeconomic models in the subject areas covered in the course.
2. Explain verbally the results of the mathematical analysis using economic intuition.
3. Derive empirically testable predictions from the analysis of the models.
4. Apply the learned model-solving techniques to variants of the models taught in class.
Omschrijving The course provides broad overview to core subject areas in advanced macroeconomics including the dynamic analysis of consumption, investment theory, economic growth, fiscal and monetary policy, and international macroeconomics. Standard dynamic macroeconomic models in these areas will be presented, explained and analyzed based on simple dynamic optimization techniques. The course will also discuss the empirical implications of the models and how they can be tested based on available data.
Uren per week
Onderwijsvorm hoor- en werkcolleges
(Lectures, Tutorials, Self-Study)
Toetsvorm schriftelijk tentamen
(Written Final Exam, Written Assignments)
Vaksoort master
Co├Ârdinator dr. M.J. Klasing
Docent(en) dr. M.J. Klasing ,dr. P. Milionis
Entreevoorwaarden Students following this course should have a good understanding of intermediate level macroeconomic and microeconomic tools and a working knowledge of multivariate calculus, linear algebra and basic econometrics.
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Research Master in Economics and Business  (Economics) 1 semester I a keuzegroep
Research Master in Economics and Business  (keuzevakken ReMa-Economics) 1 semester I a keuze