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.
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
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
Determinants of economic growth. Cyclical economic phenomena and economic policy responses. System of national accounting and external balance.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Examination, exercises and class contribution.
In total 160h, consisting of lectures and exercises and independent work.
Core project: The Economy
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals
8 Decent Work and Economic Growth
10 Reduced Inequality
- Teacher: Tuukka Saarimaa