Macroeconomics 3: Business Cycles (2019)

15/01/2019
20/02/2019

Basic Information

  • Organizer: University of Helsinki
  • Location: Helsinki, Arkadiankatu 7, Economicum building, seminar room 3-4
  • Time schedule
    • Lectures: Tue 10-12 and Wed 10-12 (15.1. - 20.2.2019)
    • Exercise sessions: Wed 14-16 (30.1. - 20.2.2019) PLEASE NOTE CHANGED SCHEDULE
    • Exam: 6.3.2019 (10-12)
    • Retake exam: 30.4.2019 (10-12)
    • Please note that all changes to this original schedule will only be posted on the course home page, see above
  • The course includes 18 hours of lectures and 6 hours of exercises,  a final exam and a possibility to retake the exam.

Teaching Staff

  • Instructor: Dr Adam Gulan (Bank of Finland)
  • Teaching assistant: NN

Topics and learning objectives

  • Basic methods for solving, analyzing and evaluating dynamic stochastic general equilibrium (DSGE) models
  • Methods first introduced in the context of the real business cycle (RBC) model
  • Extensions: open economy models, financial frictions

Course Material

  • The course material will be posted on Dr Gulan's website.