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MACROECONOMICS

CODE 55648
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
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 2021/2022)
  • MICROECONOMICS 41126
  • Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business 8698 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • MICROECONOMICS 41126
  • Economics 8699 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • MICROECONOMICS 41126
Prerequisites (for future units)
This unit is a prerequisite for:
  • Business Administration 8697 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • ECONOMIC POLICY 64452
  • Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business 8698 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • TRANSPORT ECONOMICS 63739
  • Economics 8699 (coorte 2021/2022)
  • ECONOMIC POLICY 60066
  • MARKET FORMS, PRICES, AND WAGES 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. Should the Covid emergency persist, the lectures will be in blended modality, i.e. a mix of frontal and on line lectures..
Any changes due to the COVID emergency will be announced on Aulaweb.
In case of special requirements, students with disabilities and/or learning  disabilities are requested to contact - at the beginning of the semester - the "Student Disability Services" and the teacher.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Part I: Introduction to macroeconomics
Part II: Definition of income, interest rate, unemployment rate and inflation rate
Part III: The market for goods
Part IV: Financial markets
Part V: The IS-LM model
Part VI: The extended IS-LM model
Part VII: The labour market
Part VIII: The Phillips curve
Part IX: The IS-LM-PC model

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Blanchard, O., Amighini A., Giavazzi, F. (2020), Macroeconomia Una prospettiva europea, Edizioni Il Mulino, 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

CONCETTA MENDOLICCHIO (President)

MAURIZIO CONTI

MARCO ROBERTO TRONZANO

LESSONS

LESSONS START

Sem. II: February - May 2022

Class schedule

MACROECONOMICS C

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written exam. The program of the course is the same for attending and non-attending students.
Any changes due to the COVID emergency will be announced on Aulaweb.
In case of special requirements, students with disabilities and/or learning  disabilities are requested to contact - at the beginning of the semester - the Student Disability Services and the teacher.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

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

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
16/12/2021 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
19/01/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
02/02/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
03/05/2022 16:00 GENOVA Scritto appello straordinario riservato esclusivamente ai laureandi a.a. 2020/21
08/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
22/06/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
06/07/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
08/09/2022 09:00 GENOVA Scritto

FURTHER INFORMATION

Attendance

Not required.