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MACROECONOMICS

CODE 55648
ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023
CREDITS
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8697 ECONOMIA AZIENDALE(L-18) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8699 ECONOMIA E COMMERCIO(L-33) - GENOVA
  • 6 cfu during the 1st year of 8698 ECONOMIA DELLE AZIENDE MARITTIME, LOGISTICA E TRASP.(L-18) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR SECS-P/01
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • 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 2022/2023)
    • MICROECONOMICS 41126
    • Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business 8698 (coorte 2022/2023)
    • MICROECONOMICS 41126
    • Economics 8699 (coorte 2022/2023)
    • MICROECONOMICS 41126
    Prerequisites (for future units)
    This unit is a prerequisite for:
    • Business Administration 8697 (coorte 2022/2023)
    • ECONOMIC POLICY 64452
    • Maritime, Logistics and Transport Economics and Business 8698 (coorte 2022/2023)
    • TRANSPORT ECONOMICS 63739
    • Economics 8699 (coorte 2022/2023)
    • 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

    MARINA FRANCESCA KATHARINA TOEPFER (President)

    CONCETTA MENDOLICCHIO (President)

    ANNA BOTTASSO

    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
    07/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    21/06/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    12/07/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto
    07/09/2023 09:00 GENOVA Scritto

    FURTHER INFORMATION

    Attendance

    Not required.