Intermediate Macroeconomics

Module code: EC2013
Module co-ordinator: Dr Richard Suen and Professor Panicos Demetriades

In this module you will study the determinants of macroeconomic variables such as aggregate output, interest rate, inflation rate etc.

Topics covered

  • Effects of macro shocks and fiscal and monetary policies. 
  • How central banks conduct monetary policy.
  • The role of banks and credit constraints in the macroeconomy.
  • Global financial crises and macroeconomic policy responses.

Learning

  • 40 one-hour lectures
  • 18 one-hour tutorials

Assessment

  • Coursework x 2 (25% + 25%)
  • Exam, 2 hours (50%)