The course focuses on the analysis on macroeconomic linkages in open economies. The class will notably cover a number of recent debated topics in international macroeconomics such as current account imbalances or sovereign debt crises, both from a theoretical and empirical perspective.
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Quantitative Methods (CentER) Macroeconomics 1 (CentER) and Macroeconomics 2 (CentER)
A solid background in mathematics, especially in calculus and dynamic optimization is required.
The course provides a selective discussion of analytical models and empirical issues in open-economy macroeconomics. Topics include the global imbalances, purchasing power parity, sovereign debt and default, the eurocrisis, or structural change in an open economy.|
Type of instructions
lectures, tutorials, lab sessions
Type of exams
Written final exam (80%) and regular graded homework assignments (20%).
Lecture notes for the first part and a selection of seminal articles..