This course will cover facts about economic aggregates and macroeconomic models. Particular attention is given to:
• Economic growth and business cycles
• Monetary policy
• The current account of the balance of payments
• Employment and unemployment
• Exchange rates
• Economic effects of the government budget
• Financial crises
Throughout the course, continuous reference will be made to historical and current macroeconomic
phenomena, both from a global perspective and with a special focus on Sweden.



Paul Klein


Lorenz Pirus and Lena Lindström. Office hours: please see Mondo, room A485.
Phone: + 46 8 16 30 38, e-mail:


  • Course web: (TBA) (please see the Mondo-site for more information regarding seminar sessions, readings, assignments and the lectures)
  • Course literature:

    - Charles I Jones: Macroeconomics, W. W. Norton & Company, latest international student edition.

    - Articles (please see the Mondo-site).