British University in Egypt

Department of Economics,

Developments in Macroeconomics: Draft version

Module Leader: Prof J Paul Dunne

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Notes and Exercises

Topic 1: Macroeconomics I Lecture notes Exercise Readings
Topic 2: Macroeconomics II As above Readings
Topic 3: Inflation Lecture notes Exercise Readings
Topic 4: Unemployment Lecture notes Exercise Readings
Topic 5: Economic growth I Lecture notes Exercise Readings
Topic 6: Economic growth II Lecture notes Exercise Readings
Topic 7: Foreign Direct Investment Lecture notes Readings
Topic 8: Long Waves and Technology


Mock exam paper is here
Test paper is here


Here are some useful intermediate economics sites which contain quizzes to help with background study. Courtesy of Economics Network

  • Biz/ed question bank - economics by Biz/ed This archive uses Javascript to present feedback on multi-choice questions on 40 different topics, with varying numbers of questions in each. Many of the questions involve clickable images, with students using mouse clicks to indicate equilibria. Topics include: markets, firms, wages, national income, money, unemployment and inflation, government, and international.
  • Flashcards for [Mankiw's Macroeconomics] by N. Gregory Mankiw et al. This part of the textbook companion site uses Shockwave to administer tests on definitions of key terms. After selecting a textbook chapter, the student is given a stack of cards which link terms to their definitions. These cards can be dragged into a "learned" area, and when the student is ready the site challenges them to match the terms with the definitions they think they have learned.
  • [Online quizzes for Mankiw's Macroeconomics] by N. Gregory Mankiw et al. Free registration is required to view this part of the companion site, where there is an online quiz for each of the 19 chapters of the textbook.

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