Students will be graded on the basis of the average score of the Written exam and of the Project Assignment.
A bonus of 1 additional point on the final score will be given to those who have attended at least 80% of the course (presences will be recorded with signatures during the course
Criteria for Evaluation:
Discussions and interactive participation during the course.
Written exam to solve the theoretical models presented during the lectures and draw policy conclusions. The written exam lasts two hours.
Project assignment that uses methods and techniques learnt during the course (using the software Matlab).
Presentations of the results in the final examination.
Written Exam Rules
• The exam is on the entire program of the course.
• The exam will last 2 hours. When the exam starts, you have 5 minutes to decide whether to take the exam or to withdraw. If you decide not to take the exam, you can withdraw from the exam and you must hand over the question paper. If you decide to take the exam, you must hand over the whole exam sheets.
• The exam consists of 3 questions covering all course material. The questions consist in exercises or algebraic derivation of macroeconomic models. The student must answer all questions and include any formulas that may be required.
• The lecture notes and additional supporting material are available at https://economia.uniroma2.it/corso/materialidoc/620/
• Minimum passing grade: 18/30.
• Students can take the written exam only once per session, unless they opt to leave the room in the first 5 minutes of the exam.
• For the exam each student must bring his/her ID card or passport or "libretto" (student card) and a pen (also a plain watch if you need to check the time and a basic calculator).
• It is not allowed to use smartphones, smartwatches or other electrical equipment during the examination. During the exam students will be asked to put all their electronic equipment in their backpacks/bags as well as their books and notes, well in sight and away from the desk. You can ONLY have a wristwatch and a basic calculator.
Pre-Exam (Project) and Mock Exercise
• After the first two weeks there is a mock exercise which uses Matlab to solve a basic RBC model. A bonus of max 1 point will be added to the marks of the pre-exam.
• The pre-exam consists in a project assignment which should be handed in at the end of the course on 31st May 2019 by 12pm. To execute the project you will need to use the software Matlab.
• A bonus of 1 additional point on the final score will be given to those who have attended at least 80% of the course (presences will be recorded with signatures during the course).
• The pre-exam is for all students enrolled in EEBL, M.Sc. Economics, M.Sc. in Finance and Banking and for Erasmus students.
• To take the exam or the pre-exam, you MUST register online (http://delphi.uniroma2.it). Students who are not registered for the scheduled exam won’t be admitted to the exam.
• For the formal registration on the DELPHI system all students MUST formally accept the final grade by showing up in person on the oral exam on the 11th June and by signing the exam registry by 31st May 2019.
• Scores of the project and written exam will be communicated on 11 June 2019
• All materials are available on Prof. Corrado’s website.
• For any doubts on the examination, registration or content of the course, you can contact Prof. Corrado or Dr. Giovanni Stamato.
Professor Luisa Corrado: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dott. Giovanni Stamato: email@example.com