**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 3Labor 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 17Midterm 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 21Thanksgiving 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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