Macroeconomic Policy

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Macroeconomic Policy

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    Description
    This module enables students to analyse and evaluate macroeconomic concepts, theories, and policymaking in real life contexts through the use of case studies.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. describe macroeconomic variables such as GDP growth, inflation, unemployment and public debt
    2. analyse the transmissions mechanisms that impact upon these variables in high, middle and low income countries
    3. summarise key macroeconomic theories that lie behind these transmission mechanisms
    4. assess the circumstances in which theoretical outcomes are unlikely to prevail in practice
    5. use these theories to analyse and critique macroeconomic policymaking in low, middle and high income countries