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Macroeconomics 2 (P01212)

? Credit Points : 10  ? SCQF Level : 11  ? Acronym : ECN-P-MAC2

This module has two aims: (i) to introduce the student to the basic micro founded search theories of employment and unemployment and (ii) to familiarise the student with the intertemporal models of consumption, asset pricing and investment decisions.

Entry Requirements

? Pre-requisites : Macroeconomics 1 (P01216) Must also be registered for MSc Economics (C0180) & MSc Economics (Finance)(C0182) or by permission of the Programme Director

Subject Areas

Delivery Information

? Normal year taken : Postgraduate

? Delivery Period : Block 3 only

? Contact Teaching Time : 4 hour(s) per week for 5 weeks

All of the following classes

Type Day Start End Area
Lecture Wednesday 10:00 12:00 Central
Lecture Wednesday 14:00 15:50 Central

Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes

Knowledge and understanding of the key models of intertemporal household and firm choice including the neoclasical consumption function, neoclassical (Q) investment models and the main models of equity risk premia. Knowledge and understanding of testing the empirical predictions of these models and examining their credence using macroeconomic data.

Assessment Information

Class Exam 40%, Degree Exam 60%

Exam times

Diet Diet Month Paper Code Paper Name Length
1ST February 1 class exam 2 hour(s)
1ST May 1 degree exam 1 hour(s) 30 minutes

Contact and Further Information

The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.

Course Secretary

Ms Marie Craft
Tel : (0131 6)51 1764
Email : Marie.Craft@ed.ac.uk

Course Organiser

Prof Andy Snell
Tel : (0131 6)50 3848
Email : a.j.snell@ed.ac.uk

Course Website : http://www.sgpe.ac.uk

School Website : http://www.ed.ac.uk/econ/

College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/

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