MACROECONOMICS

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Code
55648
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
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:
Prerequisites
Prerequisites
You can take the exam for this unit if you passed the following exam(s):
  • Business Administration 8697 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • MICROECONOMICS 41126
  • Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business 8698 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • MICROECONOMICS 41126
  • Economics 8699 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • MICROECONOMICS 41126
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
  • Business Administration 8697 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • ECONOMIC POLICY 64452
  • Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business 8698 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • TRANSPORT ECONOMICS 63739
  • Economics 8699 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • ECONOMIC POLICY 60066
  • MARKET FORMS, PRICES, AND WAGES 64797
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. Should the Covid emergency persist, the lectures will be in blended modality, i.e. a mix of frontal and on line lectures. See aulaweb

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.

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, Macroeconomia. Una Prospettiva Europea, Il Mulino, 2020.. There are available versions in different languages,, such as Macroeconomics A European Perspective (most recent edition)

Further teaching material provided during the lectures.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

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

Exam Board

MAURIZIO CONTI (President)

CONCETTA MENDOLICCHIO

MARCO ROBERTO TRONZANO

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lectures. Should the Covid emergency persist, the lectures will be in blended modality, i.e. a mix of frontal and on line lectures. See aulaweb

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.

LESSONS START

Sem. II

Class schedule

MACROECONOMICS A

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written assessment. Should the Covid emergency persist, see aulaweb

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written exam with open questions and numerical/analytical exercises, besides multiple choice questions

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

Not required.