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Business cycle analysis

Corsi di laurea:
MEFI - Economia e strategie di mercato
Docente:
Bianchi Carluccio
Anno accademico:
2013/2014
Codice corso:
504825
Crediti formativi:
6
Decreto Ministeriale:
270/04
Periodo:
II semestre
Lingua di insegnamento:
English
Modalità di verifica:
Written exam

The course purports to examine the various techniques and methodologies currently used by business cycle analysts in assessing and forecasting the short run dynamics of economic activity. After illustrating the type of information and indicators available, there will be a classroom analysis and discussion of various case studies, by examining the most common business cycle reports and forecasts

Programma

- definition and measures of economic fluctuations

- theories of business cycle fluctuations

- data and indicators available for analyzing the short run behaviour of economic systems

- techniques and methodologies for assessing and forecasting business cycles

- analysis and use of standard structural and ad hoc business cycle models

- discussion of case studies

- examination of the most common short run business cycle reports and forecasts by international organizations and national research centres

Bibliografia

Online slides for each lecture and topic available at the lecturer’s website.



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