Principles of Economics
This course forms part of the introductory and orientation period (StEOP) for the Bachelor programs in Business Administration, International Business Administration, and Economics. It is also a compulsory course for the Bachelor program in Business Informatics and for the extension curricula Principles of Economics, Methods of Business Administration, and Economy-Society-Government. Students will become familiar with some basic economic terminology as well as with a number of concepts, methods, and applications of economics. The primary goal of the course is to introduce students to a range of problems of economic relevance and to illustrate how economists approach these problems.
Course description (in German)
Growth and Business Cycles
This is the core course in macroeconomics for the Master Program in Economics. It deals with advanced methods and models that are used to study economic growth and the business cycle including neoclassical and endogenous growth models, real business cycle models, New Keynesian models, and the financial accelerator.
Bubbles in macroeconomics
This is a PhD course on asset price bubbles. The first part of the course deals with basic properties of asset price bubbles. In the second part we study under which conditions asset price bubbles can occur in neoclassical growth models. The last part presents a number of recent approaches of modelling asset price bubbles in macroeconomics including models by Kocherlakota (2009), Miao and Wang (2018), Farhi and Tirole (2012), and Martin and Ventura (2018).
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