ECON50730 PhD Macroeconomics 2

Academic Year 2022/2023

The second PhD Macro course complements the first and covers a selection current topics in macroeconomics research and policy analysis:

1. The State of New Keynesian Macroeconomics
2. The role of finance in macroeconomics: Financial frictions, banking and financial cycles.
3. Monetary Policy and the bank lending channel
4. Long-run Growth Theory & Empirics

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Students will be familiar with recent research topics and methods in macroeconomics.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures; problem sets; student presentations 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

No requirements

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Continuous Assessment: Problem sets; presentations and projects Throughout the Trimester n/a Graded No


Examination: 2 hours final exam 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment

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Name Role
Giacomo lo Conte Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 Wed 14:00 - 15:50