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Quantitative macroeconomics

Course within the Masterprogramme in Economics.

The course covers basic models in dynamic macroeconomics, with a special focus on the overlapping generations model and the neoclassical growth model. The course puts emphasis on solving and characterizing the models. Important components of the course are therefore quantitative methods and computer programming.

  • Course structure

    This is a 7.5 credit course.

    Course material will be available through the learning platform Athena during the course. Information can also be found here.

    Teaching format

    Instruction is in the form of lectures. English is the language of instruction.


    The course is examined on the basis of written assignments during the course and a written exam.


    Examiner and Course director: Paul Klein.

  • 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.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    McCandless and Wallace, Introduction to Dynamic Macroeconomic Theory, Latest edition.

  • Contact

    Course administrator master's level
    Academic advisor master's level
    Director of studies first and second level