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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 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. Any changes due to the COVID emergency will be announced on Aulaweb.

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., Giavazzi, F. (2016), Macroeconomia Una prospettiva europea, Edizioni Il Mulino (ISBN 978-88-15-26571-5), Chapters I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX. The program of the course is the same for attending and non-attending students.

Further teaching material provided during the lectures.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

CLAUDIO ANTONIO GIUSEPPE PIGA (President)

MAURIZIO CONTI

CONCETTA MENDOLICCHIO

MARCO ROBERTO TRONZANO

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Frontal lectures. Any changes due to the COVID emergency will be announced on Aulaweb.

LESSONS START

Sem. II

February - May , 2021

Class schedule

MACROECONOMICS D

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written exam. Any changes due to the COVID emergency will be announced on Aulaweb. 

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Written exam containing open questions and numerical/analytical exercises. There will be no "partial exam".

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
14/05/2021 11:00 GENOVA Orale appello straordinario riservato esclusivamente ai laureandi a.a. 2019/20
07/06/2021 14:00 GENOVA Scritto
21/06/2021 14:00 GENOVA Scritto
05/07/2021 14:00 GENOVA Scritto
06/09/2021 14:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

Not required.