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First-Term Courses 2013-2014

Compulsory Courses*

These are in 3 blocks, with the background course on Mathematics starting on 27 August, and the courses on Statistics and Econometrics and on Microeconomics starting on 9 September [see September schedule] and then twice a week until the middle of February 2014 (going into the second term). The Macroeconomics module will start in the second block (in November) and will continue until the middle of April. Each block is followed by exams, which will take place in the weeks of 21 October (block I), 16 December (block II) and 17 February (block III) while the Macro block III exams will take place in the second week of April.

Statistics and Econometrics



 *Compulsory for first-year research students. For the compulsory courses, there are additional exercise classes by Teaching Assistants.

Course on Macro-Financial Linkages (Vincenzo Quadrini). Slides: Financial Frictions and Macroeconomic FluctuationsBank Asset Channel; Credit and Hiring

Advanced Courses

During the first and second year, students are required to pass two advanced courses in each of the three fields (Econometrics, Macroeconomics and Microeconomics) to be chosen with the agreement of the supervisor/advisor, plus 2 additional advanced courses, chosen freely, for a total of 8 courses. They must pass at least two advanced courses during the first year to be considered for promotion to the second year. Any remaining advanced course requirement will need to be fulfilled in the second year.


Advanced courses for Second Year Students only  


Macroeconomics or Econometrics

Fabio Canova - “Topics in Macroeconometrics”, 4 workshops of 3 days each, from mid-September

23, 24, 25 September. 15.00 - 17.00

14, 18, 21 October, 15.00 - 17.00

4 and 5 November, 15.00 - 17.00

7 November, 8.45-10.45,

18 and 19 November, 15.00 - 17.00

20 November, 8.45-10.45

2 December, 9.00-11.00 - Special lecture entitled "Non-linear solution and estimation" by Nora Traum (North Carolina State University, currently Fernand Braudel Fellow)

6 December, 8.45-10.45, extra session

No field, compulsory for 2nd year students

Jérome Adda / Christian Dustmann - "Workshop on PhD preparation", series of five lectures starting in October

Thursday 24 October, 15.00 - 17.00

Friday 25 October, 8:45 - 10:45

Monday 28 October, 11.00-13.00 and 15.00 - 17.00

Tuesday 29 October, 8.45 - 10.45 



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