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2017/2018  MA-MMBAO2026U  Macroeconomics

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Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 3 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Part Time Master
Duration One Semester
Start time of the course Autumn, Spring
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for Master of Business Administration
Course coordinator
  • Jesper Rangvid - Department of Finance (FI)
Main academic disciplines
  • Economics
Last updated on 30-06-2017

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Learning objectives
To achieve the grade 12, students should meet the following learning objectives with no or only minor mistakes or errors:
  • Document knowledge on theories, methods and models in the syllabus;
  • Combine and apply all the insight (vocabulary, theories, methods, models regulatory, institutional and practical knowledge, and empirical evidence) from the syllabus to solve microeconomic and macroeconomic problems;
  • Independently choosing, combining and structuring the relevant economic vocabulary, theories, methods, models, regulatory, institutional and practical knowledge, and empirical evidence in order to analyze complex economic challenges;
  • assess own organization's opportunities and threats in a macroeconomic context, and to convey the conclusions of these analyses.
Exam ECTS 3
Examination form Home assignment - written product
Individual or group exam Individual exam
Size of written product Max. 10 pages
Assignment type Project
Duration Written product to be submitted on specified date and time.
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) One internal examiner
Exam period Summer and Winter
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
A written case assignment based on a case or a subject chosen by the teacher. The assignment must be formulated and given to the students at least nine days prior to the expiration of the deadline. It should be 10 pages long and submitted to CBSLearn. The exam is held internally, and the assignment is put forward and assessed by the relevant faculty.

Alternative examination format: The make-up/re-examination will be held as an oral examination if the number of registered candidates for the make-up examination/re-take examination warrants that it may most appropriately be held as an oral examination.
Course content and structure

This course consists of macroeconomic theories. You will learn how up-to-date tools can be applied to address economic challenges facing today’s real world such as debt problems, trade imbalances, currency crises, growth and productivity slow-down, inequality, migration flows, etc. A more thorough explanation of the course may be added at a future point.

Teaching methods
The course has 6 sessions and diverse teaching methods using lectures, cases, readings, and discussions. The class meetings are interactive and require ongoing engagement of the students.
Feedback during the teaching period
The feedback
Feedback is given to the student together with the grade when written and oral exams have been evaluated.

The evaluation
At the evaluation unit at CBS’s Economic & Analysis department we ask you to evaluate the overall course. In other words if there has been exercise classes and lectures the evaluation should include both. We evaluate every course and faculty to secure and strengthen the professional level of the offered course.
Student workload
Lectures 24 hours
Preparation + Exam 58,5 hours
Last updated on 30-06-2017