Exam points and final grades


Syllabus

Sample Exam Questions


Lecture Slides 01


Microeconomic Foundations

Consumption

Lecture Notes 01

Lecture Notes 02

Application: Retirement planner

Actual labor income and consumption profiles: National Transfer Accounts

Problem Set 01


Government sector

Lecture Notes 03


Neoclassical labor markets

Lecture Notes 04 & 05


Investment

Lecture Notes 06

Problem Set 02


Special Topic: Discrete vs Continuous Time Optimization

Lecture Notes 07


Economic Growth: Neoclassical Growth Theory

Solow-Swan model & Growth empirics

Lecture Slides 08 & 09

Lecture Notes 08 & 09

Problem Set 03


Ramsey-Cass-Koopmans model

Lecture Notes 10 & 11

RCK model solved numerically

Problem Set 04


Overlapping generations model

Lecture Notes 12


Economic Growth: New Growth Theory

AK models and externalities

Lecture Notes on AK models

Lecture Notes on Lucas-Uzawa model


Expanding product variety models, Improving product quality models, Diffusion of technology

Lecture Notes on Endogenous Growth

Problem Set 05


Business Cycles and Labor Markets

Real Business Cycles model

Lecture Slides: Real Business Cycles

Problem Set 06


Models of unemployment

Lecture Slides: Unemployment

Lecture Notes on Shapiro-Stiglitz model


New Keynesian model and monetary policy

Lecture Slides: New Keynesian model

Lecture Notes on log-linearizing New Keynesian model

Problem Set 07


Coordination failures and financial frictions

Lecture Slides: financial frictions

Lecture Notes on financial frictions

Review of financial frictions literature