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Modern Macroeconomics

BA in Economics-- ISCTE-Business School --2014-2015

This course represents the first students' contact with macroeconomics at a relatively more advanced level, in the final year of their undergraduate studies. In particular, the main goals of this course are to develop skills to analyze, summarize and have a critical opinion about the following items: (i) The main stylized facts of business cycles; (ii) Fiscal policy and Ricardian equivalence; (iii) Overlapping generation models and the sustainability of social security; (iv) The problem of credibility and time consistency in economic policy; (v) The current financial crisis.