Macro Finance

llsms2012  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Macro Finance
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5 crédits
30.0 h
Q2
Enseignants
Langue
d'enseignement
Anglais
Préalables
  • Econometrics, Finance and Fundamental mathematical and statistical concepts. Concepts covered in courses such as the ones listed below should be known.
  • Econométrie [ LECGE1316 ]
  • Mathématiques en économie et gestion I [ LECGE1112 ]
  • Mathématiques en économie et gestion II [ LECGE1230 ]
  • Statistique en économie et gestion I [ LECGE1114 ]
  • Statistique en économie et gestion II [ LECGE1224 ]
  • Finance [ LECGE1332 ]
In addition, this course is reserved for students with a bachelor's degree in business engineering or students with equivalent quantitative method skills.
Thèmes abordés
The course is divided in two main parts. In the first part we focus on the interactions between monetary policy and the real economy. Particular attention is given to the recent financial crisis and the term structure of interest rates. The second part focuses on understanding the role and regulation of banks and other financial intermediaries in the financial system, both in theory as well as in the light of the recent financial crisis.
Acquis
d'apprentissage

A la fin de cette unité d’enseignement, l’étudiant est capable de :

1

During their programme, students of the LSM Master¿s in management or Master¿s in Business engineering will have developed the following capabilities¿

 

KNOWLEDGE AND REASONING

2.2 Master highly specific knowledge in one or two areas of management: advanced and current research-based knowledge and methods.

A SCIENTIFIC AND SYSTEMATIC APPROACH

3.3 Consider problems using a systemic and holistic approach: recognize the different aspects of the situation and their interactions in a dynamic process.

WORK EFFECTIVELY IN AN INTERNATIONAL AND MULTICULTURAL ENVIRONMENT

5.2 Understand the international socio-economic dimensions of an organization and identify the associated strategic issues and operational decisions.

TEAMWORK AND LEADERSHIP

6.1 Join in and collaborate with team members. Be open and take into consideration the different points of view and ways of thinking, manage differences and conflicts constructively, accept diversity

 

 

La contribution de cette UE au développement et à la maîtrise des compétences et acquis du (des) programme(s) est accessible à la fin de cette fiche, dans la partie « Programmes/formations proposant cette unité d’enseignement (UE) ».
Contenu
  • Monetary policy and the real economy
  • The term structure of interest rates
  • Bloomberg applications
  • Market failures and financial regulation
  • Financial intermediaries (role and regulation)
  • Systemic risk (measures, macroprudential regulation, early warning models)
Méthodes d'enseignement
In-class lectures. Online forums. In class group work. Self-study at the Bloomberg terminals.
Modes d'évaluation
des acquis des étudiants
 
The course will adopt a mix between flipped classroom approach and standard lecture based on overheads.
For the exam session of June, there will be a continuous evaluation based on:
  • -        Group presentation by students
  • -        In class participation
  • -        Written test
For the session of September there will be only a written exam that will count for 100% of the grade
For the exams session following the first one, the final grade is computed as follows:
Final exam: 100% of the total grade
Bibliographie
Support de cours
The course is based on scientific articles. A list will be be available at https://sites.google.com/site/ianialeonardo/
Faculté ou entité
en charge


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Intitulé du programme
Sigle
Crédits
Prérequis
Acquis
d'apprentissage
Master [120] en sciences économiques, orientation générale
5

Master [120] : ingénieur de gestion
5

Master [120] : ingénieur de gestion
5