105.691 Advanced Macroeconomics
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2024S, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC

Properties

  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

The aim is to bring students closer to the research frontier in monetary and fiscal policy. To this end, students will present a research paper in class and discuss the paper in a short seminar thesis.

After successful completion of the course, students are able to:

  • list key issues and questions that are central to monetary and fiscal policy;
  • critically assess the basic theoretical models in modern macroeconomics that try to explain the key empirical relationships;
  • set-up DSGE models to analyse the relationships between macroeconomic key variables;
  • apply the key methods used to solve DSGE models;
  • analyze DSGE models, e.g., compare their equilibrium predictions to the data;
  • assess monetary policy within DSGE models;
  • present arguments based on theory, logic and factual data to other people;
  • write a bachelor-thesis in macroeconomics.

Subject of course

  • Monetary policy
  • Fiscal policy
  • Monetary and fiscal policy interaction

Teaching methods

  • Guidelines to prepare the presentation and thesis;
  • Occasional workshop meetings to give feedback on drafts, open questions etc;
  • LaTeX template to practice scientific word processing;
  • Individual feedback upon demand.

Mode of examination

Written and oral

Additional information

Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)

Lecturers

Institute

Course dates

DayTimeDateLocationDescription
Wed14:00 - 15:0001.03.2023 - 28.06.2023Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Advanced Macroeconomics - Single appointments
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Wed01.03.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed08.03.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed15.03.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed22.03.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed29.03.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed05.04.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed12.04.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed19.04.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed03.05.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed10.05.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed17.05.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed24.05.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed31.05.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed07.06.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed14.06.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed21.06.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung
Wed28.06.202314:00 - 15:00Sem.R. DB gelb 05 B Makroökonomische Vertiefung

Examination modalities

Presentation and seminar thesis.

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
24.01.2024 12:00 16.02.2024 23:59

Curricula

Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
033 203 Statistics and Mathematics in Economics Mandatory elective
033 526 Business Informatics Mandatory electiveSTEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
860 GW Optional Courses - Technical Mathematics Not specified

Literature

No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

  • 105.606 Macroeconomics for WM (VO)
  • 105.605 Microeconomics for WM (VO)
  • 105.690 Advanced Macroeconomics (VO)

Preceding courses

Continuative courses

Language

English