Contact Information
Dr. Benjamin Keen
Associate Professor of Economics
Office: 437 Cate Center One
Office Hours: M/W, 11:00am12:00pm and by appointment
Phone (405) 3255900
Email: ben.keen@ou.edu
Monday  Wednesday  
Week 01  January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Day: No Class 
January 18 The Solow Growth Model 
Week 02  January 23 The Solow Growth Model Homework #1 
January 25 The Neoclassical Growth Model 
Week 03  January 30 The Neoclassical Growth Model Homework #2 
February 1 Discuss Homework #1 Homework #1 Due 
Week 04  February 6 The OverlappingGenerations Model 
February 8 The OverlappingGenerations Model Homework #3 
Week 05  February 13 Discuss Homework #2 Homework #2 Due 
February 15 New Growth Theory 
Week 06  February 20 New Growth Theory 
February 22 New Growth Theory Introduction to Real Business cycles Homework #4 
Week 07  February 27 Go over Homework #3 Homework #3 Due 
March 1 Discuss Homework #4 Homework #4 Due 
Week 08  March 6 Review for Midterm Exam 
March 8 Midterm Exam 
March 13 Spring Break: No Class 
March 15 Spring Break: No Class 

Week 09  March 20 Discuss Midterm Exam 
March 22 Introduction to Real Business Cycles 
Week 10  March 27 Linear Stochastic Systems 
March 29 Linear Stochastic Systems 
Week 11  April 3 Linear Stochastic Systems 
April 5 Solving Rational Expectations Models Homework #5 
Week 12  April 10
Theory of Linear Rational Expectations Models 
April 12 Discuss Homework #5 Homework #5 Due 
Week 13  April 17 Analytics of Rational Expectations Models 
April 19 Analytics of Rational Expectations Models The Rational Expectations Solution of the Approximate Ramsey Growth Model 
Week 14  April 24 The Rational Expectations Solution of the Approximate Ramsey Growth Model Homework #6 
April 26 Computationally Solving Rational Expectations Models (Computer Lab) Homework #7 Matlab Programs 
Week 15  May 1 Discuss Homework #6 Homework #6 Due 
May 3 Review for Final Exam 