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More than enough material to go back to and digest once the two weeks are over. Apply these tools to the analysis of a variety of illustrations and examples, including empirical trends and implications for policymakers. Relevant theoretical aspects such as the Blanchard-Kahn conditions and the possibility of sun spots solutions are also covered. Numerical integration (Gaussian quadrature) ... a chance to learn a solid set of different tools to analyse and estimate modern macroeconomic models; a better understanding of the properties of modern macroeconomic models; 2011 Participant, The course sets the right focus, and is very well organized and structured. Macroeconomic factors include factors like unemployment, inflation, government policies, Gross Domestic Product and interest rates.Such factors enable economists and financial analysts to make an informed assessment of the state of the economy of a nation. Both forms of policy are used to stabilize the economy, which can mean boosting the economy to the level of GDP consistent with full employment. Students with a rudimentary knowledge of Matlab may still take the course, but may not attain the full benefits of the afternoon computer assignments. PROGRAM GAP: implements a bivariate model as proposed by K.Kuttner (1994) ... QUEST III is used by DG Economic and Financial Affairs for macroeconomic policy analysis. 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