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Economic Analysis

Module Code: EC301B

Module Title: Economic Analysis

  • ECTS Weighting: 5
  • Semester/Term Taught: Michaelmas Term
  • Contact Hours: 22 hours of lectures and 4 hours of tutorials
  • Module Personnel: Professor Michael Wycherley

Learning Outcomes

  • Be actively conversant with the terminology of macroeconomics; Interpret macroeconomic data;
  • Synthesize a broad range of topics in modern macroeconomics

Module Learning Aims

This module builds on the foundations of EC2010 Intermediate Economics, developing some of the topics from that module, and introducing some new ones.

Module Content

Macroeconomics: intertemporal consumption and labour supply; investment theory; money demand; the analysis of business cycles; monetary policy; fiscal policy.

Recommended Reading List

No prescribed text, readings and cases will be provided by the lecturer throughout the module.

Module Pre Requisite

EC2010

Assessment Details

There are two assignments, each worth 50% of the overall module mark.

Module Website

https://sites.google.com/site/wycherlm/ec3010 accessible via Blackboard or directly.