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ECOM-427 Globalization and Growth, 5 sp 
Kod ECOM-427  Giltighet 01.01.2017 -
Namn Globalization and Growth  Förkortning Globalization 
Omfattning5 sp   
UndervisningsformFördjupade studier
Klass/KategoriStudieperiod   
  BedömningAllmän skala 
  nej
    Kan genomföras flera gångernej
Ansvarig enhet Magisterprogrammet i ekonomi 

Lärare
Namn
Saku Mitrunen 

Beskrivning
Målgrupp 

Master’s Programme in Economics. Open to other students as well.

 
Timing 

Annually in the third period

 
Kunskapsmål 

After the course, the student should

  • Know the mathematical methods that are used in solving models of economic growth 
  • Be familiar with typical models of global economic growth, their implications, and able to solve them independently
 
Studieavsnittets form 

The course consists of lectures (24 hours) and exercises either in separate sessions or integrated into the lectures. The lectures and exercise sessions are not mandatory. There is a written final exam and homework assignments. The homework assignments consist of analytical exercises. These familiarize the student with the theory and calculations typically required in the practical implementation of the models.

 
Tidigare studier eller kunskaper 

Macroeconomics 1 or Advanced Macroeconomics 1

The student is assumed to be familiar with the total differential of the functions, the properties of homogeneous functions and the elements of both probability calculation and linear differential and difference equations.

 
Rekommenderade valfria studier 

Courses on difference and differential equations and optimal control theory

 
Innehåll 

The course considers growth models, how to solve them and what are their implications and empirical applications. The course helps to understand the mechanics of economic growth and income differences across countries.

 
Studiematerial och litteratur 

Lecture slides and journal articles assigned by the lecturer are mandatory. The course does not have a main textbook but Daron Acemoglu, Introduction to Modern Economic Growth, Princeton University Press, 2009 is strongly recommended reading.

 
Aktiviteter och undervisningsmetoder som stöder lärandet 

All mandatory material related to the course is delivered through the Moodle area of the course, which also contains a discussion forum where students can discuss issues related to the course with each other and the teacher.

 
Bedömningsmetoder och kriterier 

The grade on a scale from 0 (fail) to 5 is based on a written exam.

 


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Funktioner Namn Typ sp Lärare Tid
anmälningstiden avslutad Globalization and Growth  Föreläsningskurs  Saku Mitrunen  18.01.21 -29.03.21

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