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Course 2021-2022 a.y.

20357 - MACROECONOMICS - PREPARATORY COURSE

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Department of Economics

Course taught in English

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EMIT (I sem. - P) - GIO (I sem. - P) - CYBER (I sem. - P)
Course Director:
MARCELLA NICOLINI

Classes: 1 (I sem.)
Instructors:
Class 1: MARCELLA NICOLINI


Mission & Content Summary
MISSION

The aim of this preparatory course is to provide the basic analytical tools for the analysis of the current macroeconomic scenarios. After a review of the economic fundamentals (GDP, unemployment, inflation, debt and deficits), the lectures deal with the concept of short-run equilibrium and the basics of the open economy

CONTENT SUMMARY
  • Introduction to macroeconomics.
  • Measuring the macroeconomy.
  • An overview of long-run economic growth.
  • The labor market, wages, and unemployment. 
  • Inflation.
  • An introduction to the short-run.
  • The IS curve.
  • Consumption.
  • Investment.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...

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APPLYING KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
At the end of the course student will be able to...

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Teaching methods
  • Face-to-face lectures
DETAILS

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Assessment methods
  Continuous assessment Partial exams General exam
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    ATTENDING AND NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

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    Teaching materials
    ATTENDING AND NOT ATTENDING STUDENTS

    C.I. JONES, Macroeconomics, W.W. Norton & Company Ltd., 2014, 3rd edition, (chapters 1-3, 7-9, 11, 16-17).

    Last change 28/07/2021 14:11