008MACAL3

Macro Economics

This course is designed to introduce the students to the interactions amongst economic actors at the national level for the analysis of equilibrium conditions on the labour, goods and services and money markets. It aims at: -Familiarising students with the macroeconomic aggregates used for measuring the economic activity; -Introducing core concepts for the understanding of the causes and consequences of the macroeconomic problems of inflation, unemployment and business cycles; -Describing the Keynesian model based on the components of aggregate demand to explain the short run fluctuations of national income; -Exploring monetary issues and the financing of the economy; -Establishing a diagnosis of the short run economic cycle and evaluating the effects of active policies aiming at stabilizing the economy and correcting for markets disequilibrium.


Temps présentiel : 37.5 heures


Charge de travail étudiant : 15 heures


Méthode(s) d'évaluation : Examen final, Examen partiel, Travail personnel


Référence :
- Bernard Bernier and Yves Simon, : « Initiation à la macroéconomie », 9th edition, Dunod. - David Begg, Stanley Fischer et Rudiger Dornbusch, : « Macroéconomie » 2nd edition, Dunod.

Méthode(s) d'enseignement : Travail de groupes, Travaux dirigés

Ce cours est proposé dans les diplômes suivants
 Bachelor in business administration and management