Scottish Graduate Programme in Economics

SGPE Summer School Course Materials

Course materials from the SGPE Summer School.

Use the links below to download lecture materials and problem sets from the 2015 SGPE Summer School. These are for two courses in the Summer School: the Intermediate Macroeconomics Intensive course and the Intermediate Microeconomics Intensive course.

Intermediate Macroeconomics Intensive course

This course is taught over two weeks of the SGPE Summer School and covers what one would encounter in a typical intermediate undergraduate macroeconomics course. 

The material covered includes the basics of national income and macroeconomic modelling; the determinants of long-run economic growth, inflation and unemployment; money and interest rates; public sector debts and deficits; and the role and influence of fiscal and monetary policy.

Lecture slides (2015)

Problem Sets (2013)

Intermediate Microeconomics Intensive course

This course is taught over two weeks of the SGPE Summer School and covers what one would encounter in a typical intermediate undergraduate microeconomics course. 

The material covered includes the basics of consumer and producer theory, general equilibrium, intertemporal choice, game theory, and asymmetric information. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have the necessary analytical tools, knowledge and the work capacity to cope with a graduate-level microeconomics course.

Lecture materials (2015)

Problem sets (2015)