Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, 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.
Students understand key macroeconomic concepts and can use basic models of economic growth, labour markets and goods and money markets to analyse the effects of monetary and fiscal policies on key macroeconomic variables.
Schedule: 12.01.2021 - 23.02.2021
Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):
Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Meri Obstbaum
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
Key macroeconmic concepts and models e.g. national accounting, long-run growth, wages and unemployment, interest rates, goods and money markets, IS-TR-IFM-model.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
lectures, exercises and preparation
Burda&Wyplosz, Macroeconomics a European text, Oxford University.
The following course is strongly recommended: Taloustieteen perusteet/Principles of Economics (31A00110, ECON-A2100, or equivalent).
SDG: Sustainable Development Goals
8 Decent Work and Economic Growth