Macroeconomics 3: Business Cycles (2019)

15/01/2019
20/02/2019
14/01/2019 12:00

Basic Information

  • Organizer: University of Helsinki
  • Location: Helsinki, Arkadiankatu 7, Economicum building
  • Time schedule (there might still be slight changes to this schedule)
    • Lectures: Tue 10-12 and Wed 10-12
    • Exercise sessions: Wed 14-16
    • 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.