Advanced Macroeconomics (GRAE007) | ISM

Advanced Macroeconomics (GRAE007)

Objective of the course

This is applied course in advanced macroeconomics, which aims to analyze and develop the models describing macroeconomic dynamics, explain economic growth, fluctuations, and relationship between economic policies, macroeconomic variables and financial markets. Biggest part of the course will be based on comparative analysis of different macroeconomic aspects.  Discussions and analysis will focus on contemporary issues in the global economy.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course successful students will be able to:

  • Be able to indentify leading indicators of most macroeconomic variables.
  • Explain the structure, dynamics and challenges of Lithuanian economy.
  • Identify and explain main factors behind different economic growth rates across the world and how governments can influence growth.
  • Explain relationship between macroeconomic variables and financial markets.