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Module WIW-VWL-MAK-M-1

Macroeconomics (M, 6.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
WIW-VWL-MAK-M-1 Macroeconomics 6.0 CP (180 h)

Basedata

CP, Effort 6.0 CP = 180 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [1] Bachelor (General)
Language [DE] German
Module Manager
Lecturers
Area of study [WIW-FE] Macroeconomics
Reference course of study [WIW-82.21-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Studies (2009) [2009]
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Courses

Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Module-Part
Presence-Time /
Self-Study
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
3V+1U WIW-VWL-MAK-K-1
Macroeconomics
P 60 h 120 h - - PL1 6.0 SuSe
  • About [WIW-VWL-MAK-K-1]: Title: "Macroeconomics"; Presence-Time: 60 h; Self-Study: 120 h

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written exam (Klausur) (120 Min.)
  • Examination Frequency: Examination only within the course
  • Examination number: 32402 ("Basics in Macroeconomics")

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


Contents

National Accounts

Closed Economy: short-run (IS-LM model) and long-run (AD-AS model), inflation and unemployment (Phillips curve)

Open economy

Measuring unemployment and inflation

Model wage bargaining, introduction of taxes

Competencies / intended learning achievements

Students will be able to:

Understand and interpret macroeconomic models

Apply theoretical results to real-word data and examples

Explain current developments based on the principles discussed in the lecture

Analyse the impact of taxes/inflation/unemployment on markets

Literature

  • O. Blanchard; G. Illing: Makroökonomie, 5. aktualisierte u. erweiterte Auflage, München 2009.
  • Lecture Notes
  • Problem Sets

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)

Participation on Basics of Economics and Microeconomics, Mathematics in Economics or Higher Mathematics is recommended

Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)

None

References to Module / Module Number [WIW-VWL-MAK-M-1]

Course of Study Section Choice/Obligation
[WIW-82.21-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Studies (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Basics in Economics [P] Compulsory
[MAT-82.105-SG] B.Sc. Mathematics [Subsidiary Topic] Subsidiary Subject (Minor) [WP] Compulsory Elective
[MAT-82.105-SG] B.Sc. Mathematics [Subsidiary Topic] Subsidiary Subject (Minor) [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.175-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Environmental and Process Engineering (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Basics in Economics [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.176-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Computer Science (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Basics in Economics [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.177-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Chemistry (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Basics in Economics [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.178-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Electrical Engineering (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Basics in Economics [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.179-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Mechanical Engineering (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Basics in Economics [P] Compulsory
[MAT-82.276-SG] B.Sc. Business Mathematics [Core Modules (non specialised)] Economics and Business Sciences [WP] Compulsory Elective
[MAT-82.276-SG] B.Sc. Business Mathematics [Core Modules (non specialised)] Economics and Business Sciences [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.789-SG#2009] B.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications (2009) [2009] [Fundamentals] Basics in Economics [P] Compulsory
[CHE-88.707-SG#2020] M.Sc. Business Chemistry [2020] [Compulsory Elective Modules] Grundmodule der Wirtschaftswissenschaften [WP] Compulsory Elective
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Studies (2021) [2021] [Fundamentals] Fundamentals of Economic Sciences [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Studies with Technical Qualifications (2021) [2021] [Fundamentals] Fundamentals of Economic Sciences [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Chemistry (2021) [2021] [Fundamentals] Fundamentals of Economic Sciences [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Electrical Engineering (2021) [2021] [Fundamentals] Fundamentals of Economic Sciences [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Computer Science (2021) [2021] [Fundamentals] Fundamentals of Economic Sciences [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Energy and Process Engineering (2021) [2021] [Fundamentals] Fundamentals of Economic Sciences [P] Compulsory
[WIW-82.?-SG#2021] B.Sc. Business Administration and Engineering specialising in Mechanical Engineering (2021) [2021] [Fundamentals] Fundamentals of Economic Sciences [P] Compulsory
Module-Pool Name
[MV-MB-BWL-2022-MPOOL-6] Wahlplichtmodule Master Maschinenbau mit BWL
[MV-MBBWL-MPOOL-6] Wahlpflichtmodule Maschinenbau mit Betriebswirtschaftslehre