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wir803 - Advanced Macroeconomics
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Module label Advanced Macroeconomics
Module code wir803
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Business Administration and Business Education)
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) >
  • Master's Programme Business Administration, Economics and Law (Master) >
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Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module
  • Understanding of the interdependence of goods markets, labour markets and financial markets in the economy
  • Ability to assess controversial views of the causes of output fluctuations (business cycles), inflation and unemployment
  • Ability to present and evaluate different concepts of macroeconomic stabilization by way of fiscal and monetary policies
  • Ability to describe and handle (simple) dynamic models of output, price-level and employment fluctuations and economic growth
Module contents
The lectures address the following issues:
  • the development of macroeconomic thinking,
  • output fluctuations, inflation and unemployment,
  • statics and dynamics in macroeconomic theories,
  • open economy macroeconomics,
  • business cycles,
  • economic growth and innovations,
  • microfoundations of macroeconomics,
  • policy rules.
Reader's advisory
Carlin, W. & Soskice, D. (2014): Macroeconomics – Imperfections, Institutions, and Policies (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Romer, D. (2012): Advanced Macroeconomics (4th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.
Spezifische Literaturangaben zu einzelnen Vorlesungsinhalten werden in der Vorlesung bekannt gegeben.
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Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Die Veranstaltung wird in flexibler Form als Kombination von Vorlesungs- und Übungselementen gehalten. Die Studierenden können Leistungsnachweise erwerben, indem sie Übungen vorbereiten und durchführen (Referate; bei sehr großen Teilnehmerzahlen werden zusätzlich auch Klausuren angeboten). Die Verteilung der Übungsthemen findet im Rahmen der Auftaktveranstaltung statt.
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Modulart je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 2.00 28 h
Exercises 2.00 28 h
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Zum Ende des Semesters
Referat (bei sehr großer Teilnehmerzahl: Klausur als Wahlmöglichkeit) oder mündliche Prüfung

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