Teaching in Winter Semester 2017/2018

Monetary and Fiscal Policy: Theory and Practice (Prof. Wieland)

2nd Year PhD and MSQE Course (4CP, Macroeconomics).
First Lecture: December 12, 2017.
Last Lecture: February 07, 2018.

Exam: Thursday, 22nd February 2018, 10-11am, Room 3.36 Chicago, House of Finance

The lectures are scheduled to take place mainly on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 10-12 a.m. and 2-4 p.m. in several class rooms in the House of Finance. The detailed schedule and non-regular classes are available in the university course overview or can be downloaded here.

The objective of this course is to provide an introduction to the analysis of monetary and fiscal policy making with practical applications to current policy challenges. Examples from the European Union, the United States and Japan will be discussed. We will develop theoretical models of monetary and fiscal policy and learn how different policy recommendations can be evaluated using these models. Students will conduct practical simulation exercises and make use of MATLAB-based software tools for model analysis. 

For further details please have a look into the syllabus

Teaching assistants: Balint Tatar and Lazar Milivojevic

To register for the course we kindly ask you to send an email to Balint Tatar. Please note that in order to obtain credit points for the course it is also required to register for the course at the Office of Academic Records at GSEFM.