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ECON4915: Macroeconometric Modelling

The unit is designed to provide an understanding of selected topics of current academic research in the area of advanced empirical macroeconomics. The course develops tools and reviews basic models of business cycles and monetary policy. The unit then applies these tools and models to actual macroeconomic data to enhance understanding of the workings of these models, with an emphasis on their merits and shortcomings.

Code ECON4915
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6

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

  • LO1. demonstrate an understanding of the basic theories of macroeconomics
  • LO2. analyse and interpret economic information from diverse sources using economic and econometric models
  • LO3. select and utilise relevant techniques and principles to analyse economic events
  • LO4. compile and present relevant economic information to decision makers using appropriate data management and IT tools.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.