[ 572KK1VEBFK15 ] KS Income, Employment and Financial Markets

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4 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Economics Rainer Bartel 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Pre-requisites (*)keine
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business and Economics 2015W
Objectives The course aims to provide an introduction to key topics in the field of macroeconomics.
  • Introduction
  • Macroeconomic variables
  • Producing income
  • Managing financial wealth
  • Interdependence of goods and financial markets
  • Foreign economic relations and domestic income
  • Unemployment and real wage formation
  • The emergence of inflation
  • The development of growth, unemployment and inflation rate
Criteria for evaluation Two written tests (multiple choice), one of which is optional (the better result counts)
Bonus points for well-formulated, perceptive oral contributions in class
Methods The lecture is based on a textbook and complemented by some additional contents.
Language German
Study material Blanchard, Olivier / Amighini, Alessia / Giavazzi, Francesco (2010), Macroeconomics – A European Perspective. Harlow (UK) etc.: Prentice Hall Pearson Education)
Changing subject? No
Further information The course is tutor-supported and can be selected as an "intensification course"
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority
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