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 (Coming soon)



Monday Wednesday
Week 01 August 20

The Solow Growth Model


August 22

The Solow Growth Model


Week 02 August 27

The Solow Growth Model
The Neoclassical Growth Model
Homework #1
August 29

The Neoclassical Growth Model


Week 03 September 3

Labor Day: No Class


September 5

The Neoclassical Growth Model

Homework #2
Week 04 September 10

Discuss Homework #1

Homework #1 Due
September 12

The Overlapping-Generations Model


Week 05 September 17

The Overlapping-Generations Model

Homework #3
September 19

Discuss Homework #2

Homework #2 Due
Week 06 September 24

New Growth Theory


September 26

New Growth Theory


Week 07 October 1

New Growth Theory
Introduction to Real Business cycles
Homework #4
October 3

Discuss Homework #3

Homework #3 Due
Week 08 October 8

Introduction to Real Business Cycles


October 10

Discuss Homework #4

Homework #4 Due
Week 09 October 15

Discuss Midterm Exam


October 17

Midterm Exam


Week 10 October 22

Discuss Midterm Exam


October 24

Linear Stochastic Systems


Week 11 October 29

Linear Stochastic Systems


October 31

Linear Stochastic Systems


Week 12 November 5

Solving Rational Expectations Models

Homework #5
November 7

Theory of Linear Rational Expectations Models


Week 13 November 12

Discuss Homework #5

Homework #5 Due
November 14

Analytics of Rational Expectations Models


Week 14 November 19

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

November 21

Thanksgiving Break: No Class


Week 15 November 26

The Rational Expectations Solution of the Approximate Ramsey Growth Model

Homework #6
November 28

Computationally Solving Rational Expectations Models
(Computer Lab)
Homework #7     Matlab Programs
Week 16 December 3

Discuss Homework #6

Homework #6 Due
December 5

Review for Final Exam




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