ECO3002 : Advanced Macroeconomics
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Hugh Metcalf
- Lecturer: Dr Jong Shin
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
The module provides an understanding of current Macroeconomic issues based on macro models with strong micro-foundations. The models analysed are based on market imperfections and have policy implications. The module also provides an understanding of key monetary issues. Throughout the module students have the opportunity to develop a range of key skills.
Outline Of Syllabus
Various topics in macroeconomics such as:
Micro-foundations of Macroeconomic models
New Keynesian Macroeconomics
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||64:00||64:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||28||1:00||28:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||8||1:00||8:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Lectures provide detailed overviews. Seminars provide opportunities to go into greater depth through exercises and discussion.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
The written exams will provide evidence of understanding of concepts and ability to analyse economic problems.