Macroeconomic Theory II.
The course is aimed at providing a basic background in the field of graduate macroeconomics. The focus will be on real and monetary models of the business and financial cycle and their policy implications. The main aim of this course is to acquaint students with the modern macro theory at a graduate level and to give them the tools necessary to be able to take more advanced, topic-specific, macro courses.
i) understanding of the general framework used to study macro issues in modern macro ii) development of technical skills that enable students to critically evaluate core papers in the field, iii) development of skills that enable students to apply what they have learned to everyday macro issue they can find in economic newspapers.
Grading will be based on midterm and final examinations (85%) and on bi-weekly homeworks (15%).
Macroeconomic Theory 1.