INTERNATIONAL MACROECONOMY

Course Information
TitleΔΙΕΘΝΗΣ ΜΑΚΡΟΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ / INTERNATIONAL MACROECONOMY
Code12ΥΖ06
FacultyEconomic and Political Sciences
SchoolEconomics
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorGrigorios Zarotiadis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600000345

Programme of Study: UPS School of Economics (2013-today)

Registered students: 126
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
OIKONOMIASCompulsory Course belonging to the selected specialization (Compulsory Specialization Course)746
DIOIKĪSĪ EPICΗEIRĪSEŌNSpecial Election746

Class Information
Academic Year2020 – 2021
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
600178024
Mode of Delivery
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand the theories for the interpretation of macroeconomic and monetary relations and be able to propose and evaluate alternative policies documented in the globalized financial market.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The external balance (IEC) and the foreign exchange market. The IEC in the context of macroeconomic accounting. II Theory balancing IEC. Exchange rate and IEC. Exchange rates and prices. National income and IEC. The monetarist theory of IEC. The portfolio theory of balance of payments. III The effectiveness of economic policies in small open economy models (Mundel - Fleming) and Designs "two countries" a regime of fixed and floating rates. IV. The IEC and the International Monetary System (IMS). Monetary system and balance the balance of payments: Conceptual clarification and delimitation of the problem. Monetary Systems in the period until 1944. Bretton Woods and the International Monetary System.
Keywords
Balance of Payments, exchange rates, fiscal and monetary policy
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1665.9
Reading Assigment
Exams20.1
Total1686
Student Assessment
Description
essays, written examination in the middel and at the end of the semester
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Καρφάκης Κ., "Διεθνείς Νομισματικές Σχέσεις", έκδ. Γ. & Κ. Δαρδανός, Αθήνα 2008. 2. Λεβεντάκης Ι., "Διεθνής Μακροοικονομική και Χρηματοοικονομική", έκδ. Σταμούλη, Αθήνα 2003.
Last Update
11-01-2022