ECON 5163:  Advanced Macroeconomic & Growth Theory

Contact Information
Dr. Benjamin Keen
Associate Professor of Economics
Office: 437 Cate Center One
Office Hours: M/W, 2:00pm-3:00pm (virtual) and by appointment (virtual or in-person)
Email: ben.keen@ou.edu

Syllabus


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 5

Labor 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 19

Midterm 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 23

Thanksgiving 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

 


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