|Study location||Netherlands, Maastricht|
|Type||Summer Courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 weeks (2 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€1,099 one-time|
Enrolled as an Undergraduate student or Undergraduate diploma
Introduction and intermediate macroeconomics. Quantitative methods.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
The language of the course is English, so we expect a fluent level and the ability to follow and participate in class.
This course aims put all the macroeconomic theory to work and build a bridge between economic theory and real world data. This is an introductory course to the modern methods of quantitative macroeconomics that every economist uses in their daily life whether in academia or institutions such as the IMF, the ECB, or the world bank. In specific, students will start by getting familiar with macroeconomic datasets and national accounting. Second, students will learn how to work, solve and parameterize RBC and DSGE models. These are the workhorses that any professional Macroeconomist uses in their daily life. Third, students will attain proficiency in the Dynare software, the most widely used software for policy analysis.
• Perform data manipulations necessary to compare data and models
• Solve and parameterize DSGE models
• Equip students with tools frequently used in research (to write a thesis), central banks, and the private sector
• Acquire proficiency in Dynare
Macroeconomics by Williamson (2017) and class notes.
Lectures, PBL, presentations, work in subgroups
Diogo Sampaio Lima
Central European Time