Part of this Programme
Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS
Bachelor | Semestral | 6
Year | Type of course unit | Language
2 |Mandatory |Português
Total of Working Hours | Duration of Contact (hours)
168 | 60
Recommended complementary curricular units
Prerequisites and co-requisites
1 - Open Economy with Fixed Prices 2 - Open Economy with Flexible Prices 3- The Conduct of Macroeconomic Policy 4 - Stabilization Policy 5 - Economic Interdependence and Policy Coordination 6 - Growth and Economic Development 7 - Economic Growth in the Long Run 8 - The Solow Model 9 - The Ramsey-Cass-Koopmans Model 10 - The Diamond Model 11 - The New Theory of Growth 12 - Case Studies. 13 - Seminar on Macroeconomics.
The discipline of Macroeconomics II aims at the study of macroeconomics at the intermediate level, preparing the students for the transposition of the theoretical knowledge obtained for the analysis of the economic reality, resorting to the study of cases and to the realization of a seminar, in which the communications will be presented by the students, to better achieve this objective.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
Understand the main economic models in open economy; Understand the main concepts associated with aggregate supply; Understand monetary mechanisms; Analyze the most relevant problems associated with the conduct of economic policies.
Teaching methodologies and assessment
Theoretical-practical classes, with the total workload of 60 h. In the classes are given clues of investigation on the several domains approached, being there accompaniment of the students, on the part of the professor of the discipline, in sessions of individual attendance or in group. The introduction of the case study and the holding of a seminar under the discipline of Macroeconomics II, is part of the concern to follow what is best done in this area. The case study will be the responsibility of the students, who must carry out a group work on one of the several cases proposed, presenting a class with the result of their investigation. Evaluation Rules: Written test on points 1 to 5 of the Program. (25%) Written test on points 6 to 10 of the Program. (30%) Group work with presentation in class on one of the case studies. (15%) Individual work with presentation of communication to the Seminar on Macroeconomics. (25%) Attendance in classes and participation (5%) or 100% Examination.
Blanchard, Olivier (2010). Macroeconomia (5ª ed.). Prentice Hall, São Paulo, Brasil
Romer, David (2011). Advanced Macroeconomics (4ª ed.). McGraw-Hill Higher Education, New York País, U.S.A.
Mankiw, N. Gregory (2012). Macroeconomics (8ª ed.). Worth Publishers, New York, U.S.A.
Dornbusch, R., Fischer, S., & Startz, R. (1998). Macroeconomia (7ª ed.). McGraw-Hill, New York, U.S.A.
Nabais, CRLOS & Ferreira, Ricardo (2012). Macroeconomia - Lições e exercícios, LIDEL, Lisboa, Portugal
Santos, Jorge Henriques et al. (2001). Macroeconomia, Exercícios e Teoria, McGraw-Hill,, Schaum`s outlines, Lisboa, Portugal.