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Compulsory Courses 2019-2020

These courses are compulsory for first-year research students. For each compulsory course there are additional exercise classes by teaching assistants.
The background course on Mathematics and the background course on Probability and Statistics run intensively in August and September, while the other compulsory courses (divided in 3 modules) run twice a week from early September till end of March 2020.  The Macroeconomics module will start in the second teaching block (in November 2019) and continue until early June 2020.
In addition, a 5-class methods course will run in Teaching Block IV in the Spring.


Background course in Mathematics (Antonio Villanacci), starts 27 August 2019. Course Outline - Course material.

Each teaching block is followed by exams – please see overview below: 

Teaching Block I: 27 August – 8 November
Exam week: 4-8 November

Teaching Block II: 11 November – 24 January
Exam week: 20-24 January

Teaching Block III: 27 January – 27 March
Exam week: 23-27 March

Teaching Block IV: 30 March – 29 May
Exam week: 25-29 May 

List of Compulsory courses

Mathematics
Antonio Villanacci

Background course in Probability and Statistics
Tiziano Arduini

Statistics and Econometrics
1. Introduction to Econometrics and Regression (Andrea Ichino)
2. Econometrics for Microeconomics (Michèle Belot)
3. Econometrics for Macroeconomics (Jesus Bueren & Russell Cooper)

Macroeconomics
1. Dynamic Fiscal and Monetary Policy (Russell Cooper)
2. Economic Growth (Jesus Bueren)
3. Search and Incomplete Markets (Philipp Kircher & Árpád Ábrahám)  

Microeconomics
1. Microeconomics I (Giacomo Calzolari) 
2. Game Theory (David Levine)
3. Information Economics (Andrea Mattozzi)

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