ECON 6313:  Seminar in Macro and Growth

Contact Information
Dr. Benjamin Keen
Associate Professor of Economics 
Office: 437 Cate Center One
Office Hours: M/W, 11:00am-12:00pm and by appointment
Phone (405) 325-5900
Email: ben.keen@ou.edu

Syllabus


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 Overlapping-Generations Model


February 8

The Overlapping-Generations 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



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Last Modified:  May 10, 2017