The aim of this course is to provide introduction into the study of advanced topics in macroeconomics:

I. Economic growth (Week 1-2)

II. Micro-based modeling of long-term growth (Week 3-5)

III. Market imperfections (Week 8-9)

IV. Micro-based modeling of short-term fluctuations (Week 10-12)

Mathematical models are broadly used throughout the course, with special emphasis both on their interpretation and on mastering mathematical methods necessary for development of these models. The language of the course is English.