Macroeconomics 813

Module code EKN 813
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Module content

The basic framework for this module will be infinitely-lived dynamic stochastic and non-stochastic macro models in both discrete and continuous time frames. Overlapping generation models will also be used to deal with certain topics. Topics include:
• The Lucas Critique
• Growth models
• Expectations
• Business cycles
• Basics of a new Keynesian business cycle model
• Overlapping generations models

Module credits 10.00
Service modules Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites Only for students in relevant programme
Contact time 3 lectures per week, 1 other contact session per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Economics
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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