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ECON4902: Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis

This unit will teach students the latest academic research in advanced macroeconomics, focusing on business cycles and monetary policy. Students will learn essential macroeconomics tools and theories: micro-founded rational expectations, dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models. Students will learn the role of nominal frictions within a New Keynesian/New Neoclassical framework and their implication for monetary policy. This unit of study will enable students to undertake postgraduate studies in macroeconomics.

Code ECON4902
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. apply macroeconomic theory to the analysis of current events, data and policy
  • LO2. identify, access and use materials provided online, and analyse data provided by lecturer
  • LO3. communicate concepts, both orally and in writing, to a professional standard
  • LO4. demonstrate a capacity and desire to learn, the ability to plan and achieve goals and to use materials provided by lecturer to prepare and revise.