ECON 5163:  Advanced Macroeconomic & Growth Theory

Contact Information
Dr. Benjamin Keen
Associate Professor of Economics
Office: 437 Cate Center One
Office Hours: M/W, 12:00pm-1:00pm and by appointment
Phone (405) 325-5900
Email: ben.keen@ou.edu

Syllabus


Monday Wednesday
Week 01 August 19

The Solow Growth Model


August 21

The Solow Growth Model


Week 02 August 26

The Solow Growth Model
The Neoclassical Growth Model
Homework #1
August 28

The Neoclassical Growth Model


Week 03 September 2

Labor Day: No Class


September 4

The Neoclassical Growth Model

Homework #2
Week 04 September 9

Discuss Homework #1

Homework #1 Due
September 11

The Overlapping-Generations Model


Week 05 September 16

The Overlapping-Generations Model

Homework #3
September 18

Discuss Homework #2

Homework #2 Due
Week 06 September 23

New Growth Theory


September 25

New Growth Theory


Week 07 September 30

New Growth Theory
Introduction to Real Business cycles
Homework #4
October 2

Discuss Homework #3

Homework #3 Due
Week 08 October 7

Introduction to Real Business Cycles


October 9

Discuss Homework #4

Homework #4 Due
Week 09 October 14

Review for Midterm Exam


October 16

Midterm Exam


Week 10 October 21

Discuss Midterm Exam


October 23

Linear Stochastic Systems


Week 11 October 28

Linear Stochastic Systems


October 30

Linear Stochastic Systems


Week 12 November 4

Solving Rational Expectations Models

Homework #5
November 6

Theory of Linear Rational Expectations Models


Week 13 November 11

Discuss Homework #5

Homework #5 Due
November 13

Analytics of Rational Expectations Models


Week 14 November 18

Analytics of Rational Expectations Models 
The Rational Expectations Solution of the Approximate Ramsey Growth Model

November 20

The Rational Expectations Solution of the Approximate Ramsey Growth Model

Homework #6
Week 15 November 25

Computationally Solving Rational Expectations Models
(Computer Lab)
Homework #7     Matlab Programs
November 27

Thanksgiving Break: No Class


Week 16 December 2

Discuss Homework #6

Homework #6 Due
December 4

Review for Final Exam




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