INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of International Business
2017-2018

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
IBS 108 Principles of Macroeconomics Undergraduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 5 2 + 1 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Nataša TANDIR, Assist. Prof. Dr. Natasa Tandir Nataša TANDIR, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] [email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction, Production and Growth
  2. Saving, Investment and the Financial System
  3. Basic Tools of Finance
  4. Unemployment
  5. The Monetary System
  6. Money Growth and Inflation
  7. Preparation for Midterm Exam
  8. Midterm Exam
  9. Open Economy, Basic Concepts
  10. Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply
  11. The Influence of Monetary and Fiscal Policy on Aggregate Demand
  12. The Short Run Trade off between Inflation and Unemployment
  13. Debate over Macroeconomic Policy
  14. Discussion - Projects
  15. Preparation for Final Exam

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Interactive Lectures
    • Excersises
    • Presentation
    • Discussions and group work
    • Problem solving
    • Assignments
    • Case Studies
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz210
    Homework110
    Problem solving110
    Midterm Exam(s)130
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
      TEXTBOOK(S)
      • G. Mankiw (2012) Brief Principles of Macroeconomics, 5th ed., Cengage Learning, USA

      ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
      Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
      Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
      Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
      Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
      Final Examination(1 week) 0
      Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
      Preparation for Final Examination 0
      Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
      Seminar / Presentation 0
      Total Workload: 0
      ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0