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EC339 - Applied Macroeconomics

  • Module code: EC339
  • Module name: Applied Macroeconomics
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to develop skills and knowledge of applied macroeconomics to an advanced level. The module aims to impart knowledge of theory, data analysis and empirical research relating to key topics in applied macroeconomics. The module aims to improve understanding of and ability to analyse real-world macroeconomic issues.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should be able to confidently acquire, transform, interpret and discuss real world macroeconomic data; demonstrate an ability to critically assess applied macroeconomic research papers; present a balanced and well-informed opinion on a variety of macroeconomic policy issues; understand and interpret modern macroeconomic models; critically assess different macroeconomic policy options and provide clear and concise policy advice suitable for senior policymakers.

Timetabled teaching activities

20 Lecture hours.

Departmental link

https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/economics/current/modules/ec339

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: EC339-15)
D1 (Assessed/examined work) Assignment 20%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 80%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed visting/exchange students 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
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  • Undergraduate Mathematics and Economics (with Intercalated Year) (GL12) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L100) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (L103) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L116) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (L117) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Economics, Politics and International Studies (LM1D) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (LM1H) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MM) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MQ) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MS) - Year 4