2017-2018 / ECON0824-1



40h Th, 15h Pr

Number of credits

 Bachelor in economics and business management5 crédits 


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


Professor : Lionel Artige, Office 1.53 (B31) Tel. : 04/366 4891 E-Mail : Lionel.Artige@ulg.ac.be
Assistant : Leif Van Neuss, Office 1.56 (B31) Tel. : 04/366 3103 E-Mail : lvneuss@ulg.ac.be