**Contact Information**

Dr. Benjamin Keen

Associate Professor of Economics

Office: 437 Cate Center One

Office Hours: M/W, 1:30pm-2:30pm and by appointment (virtual or
in-person)

Email: ben.keen@ou.edu

Monday | Wednesday | |

Week 01 | August 21 The Solow Growth Model |
August 23 The Solow Growth Model |

Week 02 | August 28 The Solow Growth Model The Ramsey Growth Model Homework #1 |
August 30 The Ramsey Growth Model |

Week 03 | September 4Labor Day: No Class |
September 6 The Ramsey Growth Model Homework #2 |

Week 04 | September 11 Discuss Homework #1 Homework #1 Due |
September 13 The Overlapping-Generations Model |

Week 05 | September 18 The Overlapping-Generations Model Homework #3 |
September 20 Discuss Homework #2 Homework #2 Due |

Week 06 | September 25 New Growth Theory |
September 27 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 9 Introduction to Real Business Cycles |
October 11 Discuss Homework #4 Homework #4 Due |

Week 09 | October 16 Review for Midterm Exam |
October 18Midterm Exam |

Week 10 | October 23 Discuss Midterm Exam |
October 25 Linear Stochastic Systems |

Week 11 | October 30 Linear Stochastic Systems |
November 1 Linear Stochastic Systems |

Week 12 | November 6 Solving Rational Expectations Models Homework #5 |
November 8 Theory of Linear Rational Expectations Models |

Week 13 | November 13 Discuss Homework #5 Homework #5 Due |
November 15 Analytics of Rational Expectations Models |

Week 14 | November 20 Analytics of Rational Expectations Models The Rational Expectations Solution of the Approximate Ramsey Growth Model |
November 22Thanksgiving Break: No Class |

Week 15 | November 27 The Rational Expectations Solution of the Approximate Ramsey Growth Model Homework #6 |
November 29 Computationally Solving Rational Expectations Models ( Computer Lab)Homework #7 Matlab Programs |

Week 16 | December 4 Discuss Homework #6 Homework #6 Due |
December 6 Review for Final Exam |