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.

For a course syllabus, please follow the link below.



Anna Seim. Office hours: by appointment only, room A709
Phone 08-16 38 65, e-mail:


Teaching Assistants:

Groups 1 & 2: Markus Kondziella, e-mail: . Office hours TBA on your TimeEdit schedule

Groups 3 & 4: Fredrik Paues, e-mail: , room: A451. Office hours: TBA on your TimeEdit schedule

Groups 5 & 6: Mattias Almgren, e-mail: , room: A457. Office hours: TBA on your TimeEdit schedule



Lena Lindström and Lorenz Pirus. Office hours: Mon-Thu, 12.30-13.30, room A485.
Phone 08-16 30 38, e-mail:


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

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

    - Lecture notes and additional material specified on Mondo course page.