Syllabus

Title
2133 Advanced Macroeconomics
Instructors
Univ.Prof. Dr. Jesus Crespo Cuaresma
Contact details
  • Type
    PI
  • Weekly hours
    2
  • Language of instruction
    Englisch
Registration
09/14/21 to 09/21/21
Registration via LPIS
Notes to the course
Subject(s) Bachelor Programs
Dates
Day Date Time Room
Wednesday 10/06/21 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.3.21
Wednesday 10/13/21 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.3.21
Wednesday 10/20/21 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.3.21
Wednesday 10/27/21 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.3.21
Wednesday 11/03/21 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.3.21
Wednesday 11/10/21 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.3.21
Wednesday 11/17/21 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.5.01
Wednesday 11/24/21 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM Online-Einheit
Wednesday 12/01/21 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM Online-Einheit
Wednesday 12/15/21 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.3.21
Wednesday 12/22/21 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM Online-Einheit
Wednesday 01/12/22 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.3.21
Wednesday 01/19/22 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.3.21
Wednesday 01/26/22 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM TC.3.21

Contents

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

Learning outcomes

After taking the course students will be able to understand the empirics and basics of theoretical approaches to long-run economic growth and development (neoclassical growth theory and endogenous growth theory) and apply them in context.

 

Attendance requirements

Attendance is compulsory.

Teaching/learning method(s)

The course is composed of two parts.

The first part is a set of lectures on economic growth theory and empirics, with active discussion elements.

In the second part (approximately 3 units) students present modern scientific literature on economic growth topics (group work).

Assessment

Exam: 70%

Group presentation: 20%

Discussion of group presentation: 10%

No retake of the written exam is possible.

Prerequisites for participation and waiting lists

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.

Readings

1 Author: Jones
Title:

Introduction to Economic growth

Introduction to Economic Growth (Second Edition)


Edition: 2nd or 3rd edition (1st is also fine)
Content relevant for class examination: Yes
Content relevant for diploma examination: No
Recommendation: Strongly recommended (but no absolute necessity for purchase)
Type: Book
2 Author: Prettner and Bloom
Title:

Automation and Its Macroeconomic Consequences. Theory, Evidence, and Social Impacts


Publisher: Academic Press
Edition: 1
Year: 2020
Content relevant for class examination: No
Content relevant for diploma examination: No
Recommendation: Reference literature
Type: Book
3 Author: Weil
Title:

Economic Growth

 


Content relevant for class examination: No
Content relevant for diploma examination: No
Recommendation: Reference literature
Type: Book
4 Author: Blanchard
Title: Macroeconomics

Content relevant for class examination: No
Content relevant for diploma examination: No
Recommendation: Reference literature
Type: Book
5 Author: Barro and Sala-i-Martin
Title: Economic growth

Content relevant for class examination: No
Content relevant for diploma examination: No
Recommendation: Reference literature
Type: Book

Recommended previous knowledge and skills

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

Availability of lecturer(s)

By e-mail appointment

Last edited: 2021-09-22



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