Principles of Macroeconomics

Undergraduate Program Status

Mandatory
1st year
Economics
Elective
4th year
Economics - Specialization
Course Level: 
Bachelor's
Campus: 
Vienna
Course Open to: 
Students on-site
Academic Year: 
2022-2023
Term: 
Winter
US Credits: 
4
ECTS Credits: 
8
Course Code: 
UGST4006
Course Description: 

The aim of this course is to present the foundations of the macroeconomic theory. The course is designed to provide students with a unified framework that can be used to analyze key macroeconomic issues such as growth, inflation, expectations, deficits, recessions, productivity, interest rates, exchange rates, trade balance, monetary and fiscal policy.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon completion of their work for this course, students will be versed in basics of macroeconomic thought. Students would understand the motivation for, the mechanics and significance of the relevant concepts taught. Students will be able to understand and to derive the most basic macroeconomic models.