THE UNIVERSITY of EDINBURGH
DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2009/2010
Macroeconomics 2 (P01212)
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.
? Normal year taken : Postgraduate
? Contact Teaching Time : 4 hour(s) per week for 5 weeks
All of the following classes
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.
Class Exam 40%, Degree Exam 60%
Contact and Further Information
The Course Secretary should be the first point of contact for all enquiries.
Ms Marie Craft
Prof Andy Snell
Course Website : http://www.sgpe.ac.uk
School Website : http://www.ed.ac.uk/econ/
College Website : http://www.hss.ed.ac.uk/