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EC9D1: Economic Analysis BB (for MSc Economics and Data Science)

  • Ben Lockwood

    Module Leader
22 CATS - Department of Economics

Principal Aims

The module aims to provide a rigorous understanding of key principles of microeconomic and macroeconomic analysis and some important applications.

Principal Learning Outcomes

Subject Knowledge and Understanding: Have a rigorous understanding of the theoretical foundations of macroeconomic analysis The teaching and learning methods that enable students to achieve this learning outcome are: Lectures, seminars, independent study The summative assessment methods that measure the achievement of this learning outcome are: Examination and test

Subject Knowledge and Understanding: Demonstrate a rigorous understanding of how modern macroeconomic models relate to policy and empirical evidence The teaching and learning methods that enable students to achieve this learning outcome are: Lectures, seminars, independent study The summative assessment methods that measure the achievement of this learning outcome are: Examination and test

Subject Knowledge and Understanding: Demonstrate a rigorous understanding of microeconomic concepts relating to game theory, information economics and choice under uncertainty The teaching and learning methods that enable students to achieve this learning outcome are: Lectures, seminars, independent study The summative assessment methods that measure the achievement of this learning outcome are: Examination and test

Syllabus

The syllabus may cover, but is not limited to, the following areas:

Macroeconomics - Consumption, investment, financial frictions, labour market frictions, New Keynesian model, international open economy macroeconomics, time series

Microeconomics - Game theory, externalities, and imperfect information.

Context

Assessment

Assessment Method
Coursework (10%) + Macro B examination (45%) + Micro B examination (45%)
Coursework Details
Test 1 (10%) , Macro B examination (45%) , Micro B examination (45%)
Exam Timing
January