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NQF credits: 30

Fifth year status‚ first semester‚ two double lectures and one double tut per week.

Course Convenor: A / Professor  Justine Burns

Entrance requirements: ECO4006F Macroeconomics or equivalent or at the discretion of the Head of Department.

Course outline:

The course focuses on the three major concerns of macroeconomics: growth‚ unemployment (cycles) and income distribution and includes the Walrasian (classical) and Keynesian models. Some of the keywords in the course are: monetary policy‚ inflation and expectations‚ policy effectiveness‚ trade balances and exchange rate volatility‚ financial market volatility‚ optimal savings rate‚ overlapping generation behaviour‚ competitive markets‚ policies for reducing income inequality.

DP requirements: None.

Assessment: Assignments‚ tests and examination count 100%.

Last updated : 15 Jul 2015

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