Macroeconomics for Research Students

This information is for the 2022/23 session.

Teacher responsible

Prof Matthias Doepke (office TBA) Prof Philippe Aghion 32L.2.30  Dr Maarten De Ridder 32L.11

Dr Jonathan Hazell 32L.1.10


This course is available on the MRes/PhD in Economics and MRes/PhD in Economics and Management. This course is not available as an outside option.

Course content

Surveys the most recent development in macroeconomics, with an emphasis on technical detail and directions for further research opened up by the material. The goal is to put the students on the research path by bringing them to the research frontier.


30 hours of lectures in the MT. 30 hours of lectures in the LT.

30 hours of lectures in the MT. 30 hours of lectures in the LT.

This course is delivered through lectures totalling a minimum of 60 hours across Michaelmas Term and Lent Term. Attendance is compulsory.

Formative coursework

Students will discuss papers in lectures.

Indicative reading

Readings will be mainly from journal articles; a list will be supplied at the start of term.


Assignment (100%) in the ST.

Key facts

Department: Economics

Total students 2021/22: 20

Average class size 2021/22: 19

Value: One Unit

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