Macroeconomics (271162)

Learning Outcomes

The student is expected to understand and discuss, at an intermediate level, the theories and models that explain the interdependence and oscillation of large macroeconomic variables, namely product, prices, employment, balances of payment and exchange rates which mark the evolution of the economies, in a national and international context and in different time horizons, that is, in the short term, in the long term and in the very long term.

Study Program

1.    Measuring macroeconomic activity
2.    The economy in the long run: the classic perspective
3.    The economy in the very long run: growth theories
4.    The economy in the short run: business cycle theory
5.    Macroeconomic policy


Samuelson, Paul; Nordhaus, William. (2011) - Economia, Lisboa, McGraw-Hill, 19ª edição. – Manual de Referência (está disponível na Biblioteca).
Mankiw, N. Gregory. (2014) – Principles of Economics, Cengage Learning, 7th edition,
Goodwin et al (2019), Macroeconomics in Context, New York, Routledge, 3rd Edition.