Intermediate Macroeconomics, 7.5 ECTS

First level

Description

The course aims at providing deeper insights in macroeconomic theory and applying it to current macroeconomic policy problems. The main topics are economic growth, the determination of employment, monetary and fiscal policy in a small open economy…

The course aims at providing deeper insights in macroeconomic theory and applying it to current macroeconomic policy problems. The main topics are economic growth, the determination of employment, monetary and fiscal policy in a small open economy, exchange rate determination, the causes and effects of government budget deficits and external imbalances. The focus is on European policy problems, such as low growth, high unemployment, fiscal imbalances and the working of EMU.

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Area of interests: Information only in Swedish

Information only in Swedish

Subject

Economics

Stockholm University offers one of the best environments in Europe for research and higher education in Economics. Former students are employed as economists in a wide range of fields, such as national and international organisations, government, business and finance. The Department of Economics at Stockholm University has 30 faculty members. Courses are also taught by researchers at the Instutite for International Economic Studies, IIES, and the Swedish Institute for Social Research, SOFI.

The Department of Economics is a member of the Socrates/Erasmus Exchange Program, and takes part in Stockholm University’s NORDPLUS and central exchange agreements. For information see: Exchange studies.

The Department of Economics offers a two-year Master Programme in Economics as well as a Research Master Programme in Economics, both taught in English. Application is in January/February and courses start in late August or early September. For information see: Master programmes.

Doctoral studies in Economics at Stockholm University is organized by the Department of Economics in cooperation with IIES and SOFI. Stockholm University and the Stockholm School of Economics offer joint courses for PhD students in economics, economic statistics and finance within the Stockholm Doctoral Course Programme in Economics, Econometrics and Finance, SDPE. For information see: PhD programme.

Economics