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EC9D3: Economic Analysis BB

  • Daniele Condorelli

    Module Leader
  • Francesco Squintani

    Module Lecturer
  • Giovanni Ricco

    Module Lecturer
  • Omer Moav

    Module Lecturer
22/44 CATS - Department of Economics
Spring Module
Autumn Module
Also known as: Economic Analysis B: Microeconomics

Principal Aims

22 CATS

The module aims to provide a firm understanding of the principles of microeconomic analysis and some important applications.

44 CATS

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

Principal Learning Outcomes

22 CATS

Subject Knowledge and Understanding: Have a rigorous understanding of the mathematical foundations of microeconomic 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 applications of microeconomic theory. 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 in the areas of game theory, auction theory and behavioural economics. 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..

44 CATS

Subject Knowledge and Understanding: Have a rigorous understanding of the mathematical foundations of microeconomic 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 applications of microeconomic theory. 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: 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 microeconomic concepts in the areas of game theory, auction theory and behavioural economics. 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 and critical understanding of growth models and modern macroeconomics. 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

22 CATS

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

Consumer theory, uncertainty, general equilibrium, equilibrium over time and under uncertainty, game theory, externalities, and imperfect information.

44 CATS

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

Microeconomics B - Consumer theory, uncertainty, general equilibrium, equilibrium over time and under uncertainty, game theory, externalities, and imperfect information.

Macroeconomics B - Solow growth model, growth accounting, convergence, overlapping generations model, endogenous growth, income inequality and growth, unified growth theory, real business cycles, dynamic programming, consumption, investment, financial frictions, labour market frictions, New Keynesian model, international open economy macroeconomics, time series

Context

Optional Core Module
L1P6 - Year 1, L1P7 - Year 1, C8P8 - Year 1
Pre or Co-requisites
22 CATS - The module demands a deep understanding of core undergraduate microeconomic principles, and a good understanding of mathematical methods such as constrained optimisation. 44 CATS - The module demands a deep understanding of core undergraduate microeconomic and macroeconomic principles, and a good understanding of mathematical methods such as constrained optimisation.

Assessment

Assessment Method
22 CATS - Coursework (12%) + Micro B Examination (88%) 44 CATS - Coursework (12%) + Micro B examination (44%) + Macro B examination (44%)
Coursework Details
22 CATS , Test 2 Micro B (6%), Micro B Examination (88%) 44 CATS , Test 2 Macro B (3%) , Test 3 Micro B (3%) , Test 4 Macro B (3%) , Micro B examination (44%) , Macro B examination (44%)
Exam Timing
22 CATS - January 44 CATS - N/A

Exam Rubric

22 CATS - Time Allowed: 3 Hours plus 15 minutes reading time during which notes may be made (on the question paper only) BUT NO ANSWERS MAY BE BEGUN.

Read all instructions carefully- and read through the entire paper at least once before you start entering your answers.

There are TWO Sections in this paper. Answer TWO questions in Section A and TWO questions in Section B. All questions carry equal weight (25 marks each).

Approved pocket calculators are allowed.

You should not submit answers to more than the required number of questions. If you do, we will mark the questions

44 CATS - EC9D31

Time Allowed: 3 Hours plus 15 minutes reading time during which notes may be made (on the question paper only) BUT NO ANSWERS MAY BE BEGUN.

Read all instructions carefully- and read through the entire paper at least once before you start entering your answers.

There are TWO Sections in this paper. Answer TWO questions in Section A and TWO questions in Section B. All questions carry equal weight (25 marks each).

Approved pocket calculators are allowed.

You should not submit answers to more than the required number of questions. If you do, we will mark the questions

EC9D32

Time Allowed: 3 Hours plus 15 minutes reading time during which notes may be made (on the question paper only) BUT NO ANSWERS MAY BE BEGUN.

Read all instructions carefully- and read through the entire paper at least once before you start entering your answers.

There are THREE Sections in this paper. Answer ALL questions in Section A, ONE question in Section B and ONE question in Section C. All questions carry equal weight (25 marks each).

Approved pocket calculators are allowed.

You should not submit answers to more than the required number of questions. If you do, we will mark the questions in the order that they appear, up to the required number of questions in each section.

Previous exam papers can be found in the University’s past papers archive. Please note that previous exam papers may not have operated under the same exam rubric or assessment weightings as those for the current academic year. The content of past papers may also be different.

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