Macroeconomics II - ECO00002I

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  • Department: Economics and Related Studies
  • Module co-ordinator: Prof. Neil Rankin
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: I
  • Academic year of delivery: 2019-20

Related modules

Pre-requisite modules

Co-requisite modules

  • None

Prohibited combinations

  • None

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching cycle
A Autumn Term 2019-20 to Summer Term 2019-20

Module aims

The module aims to deepen students understanding of key issues in macroeconomics, enhancing awareness of controversies and the development of macroeconomic ideas.

Module learning outcomes

  • To analyse in greater depth a selection of theoretical and empirical topics which are of fundamental importance to the subject.
  • To acquaint students with some original classic papers and with a variety of authors, rather than to rely narrowly on a single textbook or very recent teaching material.
  • To foster awareness of controversies and unsettled issues, and to develop students own capacities for forming critical judgements about these.
  • To provide some familiarity with the history of macroeconomic thinking.

Assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Essay 1500 words
N/A 25
University - closed examination
Macroeconomics II
2 hours 75

Special assessment rules

None

Reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Essay/coursework
Essay 1500 words
N/A 25
University - closed examination
Macroeconomics II
2 hours 75

Module feedback

Marks and comments on the assessed essay will be provided within 6 weeks of submission, as required by university policy. The closed exam will be marked within 6 weeks of the date of the exam, as required by university policy.

Indicative reading

As noted above, the module will be based on sets of readings specific to each topic, rather than on a main textbook.



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