|Module Title||THE BUSINESS CYCLE AND MACROECONOMIC POLICY|
|Co-ordinator||Mr Nicholas Perdikis|
|Pre-Requisite||EC10510 , EC10610|
|Course delivery||Lecture||16 Hours|
|Group Work||3 Hours In the form of presentations|
The principal aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of the causes of business cycles. It will also examine the basis on which counter cyclical macroeconomic policy is suggested and conducted. In so doing it will examine the contribution of the major schools of macroeconomics to the policy debate. The cause of economic growth will also be examined.
On completion of this module students will possess:
More specifically by taking this module students will enhance several transferable skills. Attendance at lectures should help note taking. Essay writing will enhance writing as well as time management skills and problem solving. The group presentations should also enhance teamwork, communiction and presentational skills and reinforce further time management skills. The inclusion of web sites and encouragement to use the library fully should help to enhance basic IT and research skills.
The current year's module outline can be found via The School's website