|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Intermediate Macroeconomics, 7.5 credits|
|(Intermediär makroekonomi, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Main field of study:||Economics|
|Academic school:||School of Social Sciences|
|Disciplinary domain:||Social Sciences 100%|
|Education cycle:||First-cycle (Bachelor)|
|Course level:||B (intermediate)|
|Progressive specialisation:||G1F (First cycle. Entry requirements: 0-60 credits from first-cycle courses)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||HT 2019 (autumn semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Social Sciences at Södertörn University on 2019-02-14 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
30 credits in Economics A and English B or equivalent
On completing the course, the student is able to:
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge of various modern macroeconomic models. We will use the Cobb-Douglas production function, Solow and Romer models to explain long-run economic growth. The AS-AD model is used to increase understanding of the factors that affect the economy in the short-term and how fiscal and monetary policy are used to stabilise the economy. The AD-AS model is modified using various theories to investigate the extent to which empirical events can be explained.
1001, Intermediate Macroeconomics, 7,5 credits
(Intermediär makroekonomi, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
Teaching is conducted in the form of lectures and seminars.
The course is examined through written examination and assignments.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
If there are changes in the reading list between semesters, a new list for the next semester is to be validated no later than July 15 and December 15 respectively.
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.