Course code ECN320

ECN320 Macroeconomics III

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Showing course contents for the educational year starting in 2014 .

Course responsible: Joachim Minge Thøgersen
Teachers: Ragnar Arnljot Øygard
ECTS credits: 10
Faculty: School of Economics and Business
Teaching language: EN
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel, .
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2009H
Preferential right:
Course contents:
Topics in the course include: 1. Growth theory. 2. The relationship between economic growth and development. 3. Stabilization policy. 4. Current issues
Learning outcome:
Students should be able to use economic models to analyze current concerns related to macroeconomic stabilization, economic growth and development. The course should also stimulate interest in current social issues and an analytical attitude.
Learning activities:
Lectures with student - teacher interaction and seminars. Individual assignments on key theories and models.
Teaching support:
The teacher has office hours, and is available to discuss topics and assignment activities.
Romer, D. (2012) Advanced Macroeconomics (selected sections), plus a selection of book chapters and journal articles. A reading list will be provided at the start of the semester.
Bachelor\´s degree in economics or an intermediate course in macroeconomics at the level of ECN220/ECN222.
Recommended prerequisites:
ECN302 Mathematics for economists
Mandatory activity:
A written examination (3.5 hours), counts 100 %
Nominal workload:
300 hours.
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Type of course:
4 hours per week for lectures and exercises.
An external examiner will examine the curriculum, examination sets and exam assessment guide.
Allowed examination aids: Calculator handed out, no other aids
Examination details: One written exam: A - E / Ikke bestått