MACROECONOMICS

MACROECONOMICS

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Last update 27/07/2020 10:17
Code
55648
ACADEMIC YEAR
2020/2021
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 equilibrium income, employment, interest rate, and inflation in a given 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.

If frontal lectures could not be provided given the current Covid-emergency, on-line lectures will be provided as recently established by the Economics Department Council.

See also Aulaweb for the latest updates during the academic year.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

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

Part II: The goods market

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, or latest edition of the the same book.

Further teaching material will possibly provided during the lectures.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: http://www.economia.unige.it/index.php/il-dipartimento/personale/docenti-ad-economia. Office Hours (since the start of  II semester lectures): Monday: 14.30 - 16.30.  

Exam Board

MARCO ROBERTO TRONZANO (President)

CONCETTA MENDOLICCHIO

MAURIZIO CONTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures.

If frontal lectures could not be provided given the current Covid-emergency, on-line lectures will be provided as recently established by the Economics Department Council.

See also Aulaweb for the latest updates during the academic year.

LESSONS START

Sem. II

February 2021 - May 2021

EXAMS

Exam description

Written assessment.

Assessment methods

Written exam with questions mostly focused on theoretical issues.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

Not required.