Part of this Programme
Level of Qualification|Semesters|ECTS
Master Degree | Semestral | 6
Year | Type of course unit | Language
1 |Mandatory |Português
Total of Working Hours | Duration of Contact (hours)
150 | 45
Recommended complementary curricular units
Prerequisites and co-requisites
1. Long-Term Economic Growth
2. Monetary Policy and Inflation
3. Public Deficit and Tax Policy
4. Dynamic Programming. Dynamic Programming with Finite Horizon.
5. Searching for Employment and demand for currency
The discipline of Applied Macroeconomics aims the study of macroeconomics at the advanced level, preparing students for the implementation of the theoretical knowledge obtained for the analysis of economic reality, by reference to the case study and the realization of practical work of economic analysis by students to better pursue this overall objective.
The discipline of Applied Macroeconomics presents some models of economic growth in the long term and makes the connection between economic theory and the Portuguese and world economic situation, by reference to the case study.
Knowledge, abilities and skills to be acquired
Students gain a set of technical skills in the field of analysis and definition of macroeconomic policies, framing your theoretical knowledge in global reality.
Teaching methodologies and assessment
The review includes studies of continuous assessment and a final written exam.
1. Romer, David (2001) Advanced Macroeconomics, McGraw-Hill Higher Education, New York, Estados Unidos da América
2. GALI, J. (2008): Monetary Policy, Inflation, and the Business Cycle. Princeton: Princeton University
3. LEITH, C., and J. MALLEY (2007): "Estimated Open Economy New Keynesian Phillips Curves for the G7," Open Economies Review, 18, 405-426.
4. ROMER, D. (2000): "Keynesian Macroeconomics without the Lm Curve," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 14, 149-169.
5. SOLOW, R. (2008): "Modern Macroeconomics in Practice: How Theory Is Shaping Policy: Comments," Journal of Economic Perspectives, 22, 243-246.
6. WANG, P.-F., and Y. WEN (2006): "Another Look at Sticky Prices and Output Persistence," Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control, 30, 2533-2552.
7. WILLIAMSON, S. D. (2005): Macroeconomics. Pearson Addison Wesley.