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This course focuses on two key issues of economic policy debate, namely economic growth and monetary policy. The emphasis is on the recent developments in macroeconomic theory with particular reference to current problems. The first part of the course deals with economic growth, probably the primary issue of concern to economic policy makers today. The second part of the course focuses on issues related to the workings of a monetary economy. This course is an advanced, technical course, which aims to provide a sound base for those wishing to pursue postgraduate study or a career in economics.
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
This course seeks to develop an understanding of Macroeconomic theory as a systematic way of analysing the behaviour of the macro economy. The course focuses on two key issues of economic policy debate, namely economic growth and monetary policy. The emphasis is on the recent developments in macroeconomic theory with particular reference to current problems.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.
1 three-hour examination (70%)
Graded tutorial presentation (10%)
Essay max word count 2000 (20%)
This will take place via tutorial discussions and through verbal feedback on the presentation which is then written up to form the essay.
Feedback is given on the presentation and the essay. Oral feedback is given on the tutorial presentation.
On a less formal basis, via verbal feedback during tutorial discussions, and after tutorial presentations. Presentation slides and notes are submitted through Turnitin and are available to the external examiner.