Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

After this course, the student will have a basic understanding of aggregate economic phenomena including economic growth, business cycles, employment, savings, investment, inflation, fiscal and monetary policy and national accounts

Credits: 6

Schedule: 26.10.2020 - 09.12.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Tuukka Saarimaa

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English

CONTENT, ASSESSMENT AND WORKLOAD

Content
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Determinants of economic growth. Cyclical economic phenomena and economic policy responses. System of national accounting and external balance.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Examination, exercises and class contribution.

Workload
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    In total 160h, consisting of lectures and exercises and independent work.

DETAILS

Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Core project: The Economy

Prerequisites
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:


    No prerequisites

SDG: Sustainable Development Goals

    8 Decent Work and Economic Growth

    10 Reduced Inequality

FURTHER INFORMATION

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