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Course 2017-2018 a.y.

20285 - ADVANCED MACROECONOMICS


CLMG - M - IM - MM - AFC - CLEFIN-FINANCE - CLELI - ACME - DES-ESS - EMIT - GIO
Department of Economics

Course taught in English

Go to class group/s: 31

CLMG (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/01) - M (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/01) - IM (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/01) - MM (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/01) - AFC (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/01) - CLEFIN-FINANCE (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/01) - CLELI (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/01) - ACME (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/01) - DES-ESS (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/01) - EMIT (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/01) - GIO (6 credits - I sem. - OP  |  SECS-P/01)
Course Director:
TOMMASO MONACELLI

Classes: 31 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 31: TOMMASO MONACELLI


Course Objectives
The course teaches how to use the tools of economic theory in the analysis of problems related to economic policy. After having discussed how to solve dynamic models in an environment characterized by uncertainty, the course focuses on the role on financial imperfections and nominal rigidities.

Course Content Summary
The course studies some of the models, and the techniques for solving and using them, that are at the core of recent macro literature.
The first part of the course is dedicated to learning how to specify, solve, calibrate and estimate DSGE models.
The second part of the course covers two topic
  • Financial imperfections.
  • Nominal rigidities.


Detailed Description of Assessment Methods
  • The Final Grade is based on 4 problem sets, a partial exam (optional) and a final written exam.
  • You must pass (with a grade of at least 18) both partial exams in order to receive a final PASS grade in the course.

Textbooks
A complete and up-to-date reading list is provided at the beginning of the course.
Last change 19/05/2017 09:31