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Macroeconomic Analysis D27

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Spring Term 2018

About the course

The course covers key areas in macroeconomic such as real business cycle theory and the implications of nominal rigidities and imperfect price adjustments. The course also deals with the aggregate consumption function and addresses the question of what factors may affect aggregate investments. The labor market also treated and here the focus is to understand why there may be unemployment in equilibrium. In this part of the course the focus is on the efficiency wage hypothesis, search theory, trade union models and implicit contracts. The course also covers the potential conflict of objectives that a policy-maker may have vis-à-vis the trade-off between unemployment and inflation.

Application and eligibility

Macroeconomic Analysis D27, 7.5 hp

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Lectures begin on week starting 12 February 2018


Lectures end during the week of 19 March 2018

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 ECTS of undergraduate courses in economics, whereof 30 ECTS on C-level (G2F). Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English B/6. Mathematical Economics I D7, or the equivalent.


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Application deadline was 16 October 2017. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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