1754 Advanced Macroeconomics
Univ.Prof. Dr. Klaus Prettner
  • LV-Typ
  • Semesterstunden
  • Unterrichtssprache
17.09.2020 bis 20.09.2020
Anmeldung über LPIS
Hinweise zur LV
Planpunkt(e) Bachelor
Wochentag Datum Uhrzeit Raum
Freitag 09.10.2020 09:00 - 10:30 TC.3.10
Freitag 16.10.2020 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit
Freitag 23.10.2020 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit
Freitag 30.10.2020 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit
Freitag 06.11.2020 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit
Freitag 13.11.2020 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit
Freitag 20.11.2020 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit
Freitag 27.11.2020 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit
Freitag 04.12.2020 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit
Freitag 11.12.2020 10:15 - 11:45 Online-Einheit
Freitag 18.12.2020 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit
Freitag 08.01.2021 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit
Freitag 15.01.2021 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit
Freitag 22.01.2021 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit
Freitag 29.01.2021 09:00 - 10:30 Online-Einheit

Ablauf der LV bei eingeschränktem Campusbetrieb

In this case we will switch to full distance mode. The lecture will be recorded and made available. Student presentations will also need to be recorded and assignments should be handed in in standard written form.

Inhalte der LV

Introduction to central approaches to growth theory (neoclassical -Solow; endogenous growth theory - Romer)

Lernergebnisse (Learning Outcomes)

After taking the course students will be able to understand the Basics of theoretical approaches to economic growth (neoclassical growth theory and endogenous growth theory) and apply them in context.


Regelung zur Anwesenheit

you may miss two meetings


The course is composed by two parts.

The first part is a set of lectures (approximately 9 units; supported by a set of slides available in the learning Center a couple of days before the resp meeting), complemented by three group assignments (homework). In this group assignments, students revise the basics in economics, solve sample exam questions and collect data for a country study. This part ends with a written exam.

In the second part (approximately 3 units) students prepare and present a term paper (group work).

Leistung(en) für eine Beurteilung

Exam: max 60 points

Group assignments: max 18 points

Term paper (presentation + written paper):  max 22 points

a positive grade requires: 

  • in total more than 50 points
  • more than 24 points on the written exam 
  • more than 8 points on the group assignments 
  • more than 8 points on term paper 


1 Autor/in: Jones

Introduction to Economic growth

Introduction to Economic Growth (Second Edition)

Auflage: 2nd or 3rd edition (1st is also fine)
Prüfungsstoff: Ja
Diplomprüfungsstoff: Nein
Empfehlung: Stark empfohlen (aber nicht absolute Kaufnotwendigkeit)
Art: Buch
2 Autor/in: Weil

Economic Growth


Prüfungsstoff: Nein
Diplomprüfungsstoff: Nein
Empfehlung: Referenzliteratur
Art: Buch
3 Autor/in: Blanchard
Titel: Macroeconomics

Prüfungsstoff: Nein
Diplomprüfungsstoff: Nein
Empfehlung: Referenzliteratur
Art: Buch
4 Autor/in: Barro and Sala-i-Martin
Titel: Economic growth

Prüfungsstoff: Nein
Diplomprüfungsstoff: Nein
Empfehlung: Referenzliteratur
Art: Buch

Teilnahmevoraussetzung(en) und Vergabe von Wartelistenplätzen

After the Registration period, students from the waiting list, who don't yet have a valid Registration, will be assigned to available places in the specific courses. This allotment is not based on a first-come first-served principle. Rather, Progress in the studies will be the decisive criterion.

Empfohlene inhaltliche Vorkenntnisse

Solid background in theoretical concepts of "Grundlagen VW", applied microeconomics and international macroeconomics.

Erreichbarkeit des/der Vortragenden

after the regular course meetings

or by appointment (please send me an E-Mail:

Zuletzt bearbeitet: 20.07.2020