|Module Co-ordinator||Dr Michelle Gilmartin|
Grades will be awarded for each of two coursework components, the two class tests. A coursework average grade will be computed using the following weights:
1st class test 50%
2nd class test 50%
MODULE INTRODUCTION, AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
This module builds on the introductory module in macroeconomics. It presents a more formal treatment of the foundations of macroeconomic theory and policy, with the aim of providing a deeper understanding of how the macro-economy operates.
LEARNING OUTCOMES AND SKILLS DEVELOPED
On completion of this module, students should have knowledge and understanding of:
RECOMMENDED READING LIST
The core text book for this module is:
Mankiw, G. and M. Taylor, 2014, Macroeconomics: European Edition (2nd Edition), Worth Publishers.
Blanchard, O., Amighini, A., & Giavazzi, F. 2010, Macroeconomics: A European Perspective, Prentice Hall, UK.
Chamberlin, G., & Yueh, L., 2006, Macroeconomics, Thomson Learning.
Gordon, R J, 2009, Macroeconomics, 11th edn, Pearson International.