The course aims at providing deeper insights in macroeconomic theory and applying it to current macroeconomic policy problems. 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.


Anna Seim. Office hours by appointment only. 


Tanja Appelberg.
Office hours: Mon-Thu, 12.30-13.30, room A497.
Phone: 08-16 30 38, e-mail:

  • Course syllabus
  • Schedule Please note that schedule changes may occur.
  • Matteintro
  • Course web: (please see the Mondo-site for more information regarding seminar sessions, assignments and lectures)
  • Exam information
    NOTE! Compulsory registration in due time for written exams. You sign up for the written exam through
  • Course literature:
    Charles I Jones: Macroeconomics, W. W. Norton & Company, latest international student edition.
    Lecture notes and additional material specified on Mondo course page.