Macroeconomics I (2022/2023)

Course code
cod wi: DT000432
Name of lecturers
Alessia Campolmi, Tamara Fioroni
Alessia Campolmi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Academic sector
Language of instruction
Anno accademico 2022/2023 Dottorato di ricerca dal Oct 1, 2022 al Sep 30, 2023.

Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Learn how to solve moderne Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium model to study both long-run and short-run dynamics of an economic system.


Part 1 – Long-Run Growth
12 hours – Lecturer: Tamara Fioroni
- Questions and evidence
- The Solow growth model
- Overlapping Generations model
Part 2 – Real Business Cycle (RBC)
8 hours – Lecturer: Alessia Campolmi
- Empirical evidence on business cycle.
- Different types of macro models: What they are used for, weaknesses and strength.
- The basic version of the models we will focus on in this course: Ramsey model.
- Common extensions
Part 3 – Monetary Business Cycle
10 hours – Lecturer: Alessia Campolmi
- Empirical evidence on price rigidity.
- Different types of monetary macro models.
- The basic version of the model we will focus on: New Keynesian model.
- Common extensions.

Reference books

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Assessment methods and criteria

1h30 written exam