Economic Policy

University of Stirling

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Economic Policy

  • Host University

    University of Stirling

  • Location

    Stirling, Scotland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Advanced Microeconomics, Advanced Macroeconomics

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This class covers various topics which require an understanding of advanced micro and macro models and
    theories (e.g. theories of central bank credibility; models of societal welfare). The module will discuss
    the current state of the British economy, fiscal and monetary issues of current concern in the UK, pension
    funding, the housing market, the private finance initiative, economic problems of the Credit Crunch costs and
    benefits associated with a Monetary Union, endogeneity of Optimal Currency Area major economic issues of
    the European Monetary Union Community - fiscal policy, monetary policy analysis of the financial markets in
    the Euro Area.

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