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Advanced Macroeconomics

Introduction

Macroeconomics is the study of the economy as a whole. The course offers an introduction to macroeconomic at an advanced level. It provides the students with analytical skills and applied insights to understand important macroeconomic variables such as consumption, investment and aggregate output – domestically as well as internationally. Attention is paid on developing digital tools to help analyzing and understanding economic models. The course is divided in two parts. In the first part, students will acquire insight in models of consumption and investment and introduce general equilibrium. The second part uses a general equilibrium framework to analyze economic growth, sustainability and international income convergence. It also discusses how to understand and analyze the macroeconomic effects of digitalization and robotization.

Course content

The course consists of two parts:

  1. Consumption and investment theories. Quantitative macroeconomics.
  2. Economic growth.

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