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Intermediate Macroeconomics

The main topics are economic growth, the determination of employment, monetary and fiscal policy in a small open economy, exchange rate determination, the causes and effects of government budget deficits and external imbalances. The focus is on European policy problems, such as low growth, high unemployment, fiscal imbalances and the working of EMU.

This course replaces Intermediate Macroeconomics with course code EC2201.

  • Course structure

    This is a 7.5 credit course. One week of full-time studies equals 1.5 credits.

    The language of instruction is English.

    Course material will be available through the learning platform Athena during the course.

    For students who wish to refresh their math skills we offer a voluntary lecture series (matteintro). The series consists of 8 lectures that are given in Swedish.

    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures and group exercises/seminars.


    The course is examined on the basis of a written examination. Students may be awarded examination credits through partial examination consisting of voluntary written assignments during the course.


    Examiner and course director:
    Anna Seim

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Contact

    Course administrator intermediate level
    Academic advisor first level
    Director of studies - first and second level