This course uses the tools of macroeconomics to study various macroeconomic policy problems in-depth.
The problems range from economic growth in the long run, to government finances in the intermediate run, and economic stability in the short run. Many economic models used today are surveyed.
- Introduction and the Solow Model Unlimited
- Consumption and Saving Unlimited
- Labor Supply Unlimited
- The Neoclassical Growth Model Unlimited
- Endogenous Growth Unlimited
- Ricardian Equivalence Unlimited
- Redistribution As Optimal Social Insurance Unlimited
- Fairness and Redistribution Unlimited
- Inflation Traps, and Rules vs. Discretion Unlimited
- Crises and Multiple Equilibria Unlimited
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