Chair of Macroeconomics

In-Person Classes in the Winter Term

In the winter term 2021/2022 we will provide most lectures in person again as long as not explicitely stated otherwise. Attendence is only permitted for vaccinated, recovered or negatively-tested persons (3G-Rule).

 


Lectures for Bachelor students

Intermediate Macroeconomics

Content:

  • Economic Markets
  • Money markets and financial markets
  • IS-LM Model
  • AS-AD Model
  • Basics of growth theory
  • Employment, inflation und technological progress
  • Small open economies

Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Jan Wenzelburger

Supervisor:
Helena Krebs

Lectures and central exercise:
The lectures and the central exercise are available as online recordings.

Exam:
March 2nd, 2022

The lecture is held in German.

Further Information and Material:

KIS

OLAT

Bachelor Seminar

Content:

Selected topics in micro- and macroeconomics.

The topics are presented and allocated in the first meeting.


Lectures for Master students

Advanced Macroeconomics

Content:

  • Extending intermediate macroeconomics
  • Micro-founded macroeconomics
  • Dynamical-systems approach ('agent-based models'):
    • finite planning horizons,
    • non-rational behaviour,
    • heterogeneous, interacting agents
  • Focus on OLG models and growth models

Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Jan Wenzelburger

Supervisor:
Jan Münning

Lectures:
Monday, 8:00 - 9:30 in 42-321
Tuesday, 14:00 - 15:30 in 42-321

The lecture is held in English.

Further Information and Material:

KIS

OLAT

Choice under Uncertainty

Content:

  • Expected Utility Theory
  • Risk Measures
  • Risk Management
  • Prospect Theory
  • Cumulative Prospect Theory

Lecturer:
Prof. Dr. Jan Wenzelburger

Lectures:
Wednesday, 10:00 - 11:30 in 42-321
Thursday, 14:00 - 15:30 in 42-133

The lecture is held in English.

Further Information and Material:

KIS

OLAT

Master Seminar

Important:
Attendance to (at least) one of our lectures is a prerequisite for participation in the Master seminar.

Content:
The topics will be assigned individually based on the attended lectures.


PhD Program

Methods in Microeconomic Theory

Content:
"Microeconomic Theory" by Mas-Colell, Whinston and Green

Meetings:
Monday, 10:30 - 12:00 in 42-221

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