Study Programmes 2017-2018
WARNING : 2016-2017 version of the course specifications
Duration :
40h Th, 15h Pr
Number of credits :
Bachelor in economics and business management5
Lecturer :
Lionel Artige
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Organisation and examination :
Teaching in the first semester, review in January
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
This course studies the way production, employment, interest rate and prices are determined. The focus is put on the ability of economic policy to achieve full employment, growth and price stability.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
Acquire the analytical tools to understand the evolution of the Belgian and the European economies.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
Introduction to economics: Macroeconomics
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
Lectures (30h) + exercises (15h). First term.
Recommended or required readings :
Lectures notes.
O. Blanchard, Macroeconomics, 2007, Prentice Hall. 5th edition.
Recommended readings:
G. Mankiw, Macroéconomie, 2e édition, De Boeck, 2000 M. Burda & C. Wyplocz, Macroéconomie, une perspective européenne, 2e édition, De Boeck, 1997.
Assessment methods and criteria :
Final written exam
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
Contacts :
Professor : Lionel Artige, Office 1.53 (B31) Tel. : 04/366 4891 E-Mail :
Assistant : Leif Van Neuss, Office 1.56 (B31) Tel. : 04/366 3103 E-Mail :