**Contact Information**

Dr. Benjamin Keen

Associate Professor of Economics

Office: 437 Cate Center One

Office Hours: M/W, 1:00pm-2:00pm (virtual) and by appointment
(virtual or in-person)

Email: ben.keen@ou.edu

Syllabus (Coming soon)

Monday | Wednesday | |

Week 01 | August 22 The Solow Growth Model |
August 24 The Solow Growth Model |

Week 02 | August 29 The Solow Growth Model The Ramsey Growth Model Homework #1 |
August 31 The Ramsey Growth Model |

Week 03 | September 5Labor Day: No Class |
September 7 The Ramsey Growth Model Homework #2 |

Week 04 | September 12 Discuss Homework #1 Homework #1 Due |
September 14 The Overlapping-Generations Model |

Week 05 | September 19 The Overlapping-Generations Model Homework #3 |
September 21 Discuss Homework #2 Homework #2 Due |

Week 06 | September 26 New Growth Theory |
September 28 New Growth Theory |

Week 07 | October 2 New Growth Theory Introduction to Real Business cycles Homework #4 |
October 4 Discuss Homework #3 Homework #3 Due |

Week 08 | October 10 Introduction to Real Business Cycles |
October 12 Discuss Homework #4 Homework #4 Due |

Week 09 | October 17 Review for Midterm Exam |
October 19Midterm Exam |

Week 10 | October 24 Discuss Midterm Exam |
October 26 Linear Stochastic Systems |

Week 11 | October 31 Linear Stochastic Systems |
November 2 Linear Stochastic Systems |

Week 12 | November 7 Solving Rational Expectations Models Homework #5 |
November 9 Theory of Linear Rational Expectations Models |

Week 13 | November 14 Discuss Homework #5 Homework #5 Due |
November 16 Analytics of Rational Expectations Models |

Week 14 | November 21 Analytics of Rational Expectations Models The Rational Expectations Solution of the Approximate Ramsey Growth Model |
November 23Thanksgiving Break: No Class |

Week 15 | November 28 The Rational Expectations Solution of the Approximate Ramsey Growth Model Homework #6 |
November 30 Computationally Solving Rational Expectations Models ( Computer Lab)Homework #7 Matlab Programs |

Week 16 | December 5 Discuss Homework #6 Homework #6 Due |
December 7 Review for Final Exam |