MACROECONOMICS

MACROECONOMICS

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Code
55648
ACADEMIC YEAR
2019/2020
CREDITS
6 credits during the 1st year of 8699 Economics (L-33) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 8697 Business Administration (L-18) GENOVA

6 credits during the 1st year of 8698 Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business (L-18) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
SECS-P/01
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Economics)
semester
2° Semester
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This unit is divided into 4 sections: A, B, C, D. This page refers to the section
Prerequisites
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Course description

The course aims at providing a macroeconomic model for the joint determination of income, employment, interest rate, rate of unemployment and inflation rate prevailing in a certain economy.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The course intends to provide some theoretical schemes needed to follow and interpret the dynamics of the main national and international macroeconomic variables.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Students are expected to be proficient with macroeconomic modelling.

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Part I: Definition of income, interest rate, unemployment rate and inflation rate.

Part II: The market for goods

Part III: Financial markets

Part IV: The IS-LM model

Part V: The extended IS-LM model

Part VI: The labour market

Part VII: The Phillips curve

Part VIII: The IS-LM-PC model

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Blanchard O., Amighini A. and F. Giavazzi, Scoprire la macroeconomia, Vol. 1, Mulino Ed. 2016, ISBN 978-88-15-26572-2

Further teaching material provided during the lectures

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: https://economia.aulaweb.unige.it/mod/forum/view.php?id=41667

Exam Board

MAURIZIO CONTI (President)

MARCO ROBERTO TRONZANO

CONCETTA MENDOLICCHIO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures.

LESSONS START

Sem. II

February 17 - May 22, 2020

ORARI

L'orario di tutti gli insegnamenti è consultabile su EasyAcademy.

Vedi anche:

MACROECONOMICS A

EXAMS

Exam description

Written assessment

Assessment methods

Written exam with open questions and numerical/analytical exercises

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

Not required.