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MACROECONOMICS

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
SECTIONING 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 2020/2021)
  • MICROECONOMICS 41126
  • Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business 8698 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • MICROECONOMICS 41126
  • Economics 8699 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • MICROECONOMICS 41126
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
  • Business Administration 8697 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • ECONOMIC POLICY 64452
  • Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business 8698 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • TRANSPORT ECONOMICS 63739
  • Economics 8699 (coorte 2020/2021)
  • ECONOMIC POLICY 60066
  • LABOUR ECONOMICS 64797
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Course description

The course aims at providing a macroeconomic model for the joint determination of equilibrium income, employment, interest rate, and inflation in a given 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.

If frontal lectures could not be provided given the current Covid-emergency, on-line lectures will be provided as recently established by the Economics Department Council.

See also Aulaweb for the latest updates during the academic year.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Part I: Definition of income, interest rate, unemployment rate and inflation rate.

Part II: The goods market

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, Scoprire la macroeconomia, Vol. 1, Mulino Ed. 2016, ISBN 978-88-15-26572-2, or latest edition of the the same book.

Further teaching material will possibly provided during the lectures.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

MARCO ROBERTO TRONZANO (President)

MAURIZIO CONTI

CONCETTA MENDOLICCHIO

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lectures.

If frontal lectures could not be provided given the current Covid-emergency, on-line lectures will be provided as recently established by the Economics Department Council.

See also Aulaweb for the latest updates during the academic year.

LESSONS START

Sem. II

February 2021 - May 2021

Class schedule

MACROECONOMICS B

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written assessment.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written exam with questions mostly focused on theoretical issues.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
07/01/2021 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
21/01/2021 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
04/02/2021 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
04/06/2021 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
16/06/2021 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
05/07/2021 10:30 GENOVA Scritto
06/09/2021 10:30 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

Not required.