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16 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Course entry requirements: At least 40% for ECO4112F

Course outline:

The course studies the principal macroeconomic approaches towards understanding short-run fluctuations in aggregate output and the longer-term determinants of macroeconomic performance. Business cycles are investigated from a traditional Keynesian and New Keynesian perspective, complemented by a discussion on monetary and fiscal policy options. For understanding economic growth, the course reviews the exogenous growth model as well as new growth theories and alternative perspectives.

Lecture times: Friday: 14h00-15h45

DP requirements: None

Assessment: Coursework consisting of one project (20%) and one test (20%); examination 60%.

Last updated : 18 Apr 2018

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