MACROECONOMICS

MACROECONOMICS

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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 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. Any changes due to the COVID emergency will be announced on Aulaweb.

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., Giavazzi, F. (2016), Macroeconomia Una prospettiva europea, Edizioni Il Mulino (ISBN 978-88-15-26571-5), Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX. The program of the course is the same for attending and non-attending students.

Further teaching material provided during the lectures.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: From February to May, 2021: Wednesday, 10:00-12:00 a.m. (by appointment). Other weeks: by appointment only. In case of special requirements, students with disabilities and/or learning  disabilities are requested to contact - at the beginning of the semester - the Student Disability Services and the teacher.

Exam Board

CONCETTA MENDOLICCHIO (President)

MARCO ROBERTO TRONZANO

MAURIZIO CONTI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lectures. Any changes due to the COVID emergency will be announced on Aulaweb.

LESSONS START

Sem. II

February - May , 2021

EXAMS

Exam description

Written exam. Any changes due to the COVID emergency will be announced on Aulaweb.

Assessment methods

Written exam containing open questions and numerical/analytical exercise. There will be no "partial exam".

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
06/09/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

Not required.