Syllabus2 - Syllabus for EC 813A Macroeconomics I Dr. Raoul...

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Syllabus for EC 813A Macroeconomics I Dr. Raoul Minetti. Office: Marshall Hall 25A. E-mail: minetti@msu.edu . Phone: 355-7349 Web Page: http://www.msu.edu/~minetti/ (you can find all the course material) Office hours: Tu-Th 2.30-4.00 Teaching Assistant: Nicholas Sly. Office hours: TBA Contents. The course is intended as an introduction to modern macroeconomics. The first part is devoted to the analysis of basic agents’ decisions in two period and infinite horizon economies. Consumption (both non-durables and durables), investment and money-holding decisions are analysed in these frameworks step by step. The second part is devoted to the analysis of the New-Keynesian approach to modern macroeconomics. Topics in this second part include: nominal and real rigidities, and an introduction to the New Keynesian Macroeconomics. References. The main reference texts for the course are (i) Romer, D. (1996) “Advanced Macroeconomics”, McGraw-Hill, New York. This is complemented by (ii) The Lecture notes (iii) Tree chapters (selected parts) of Obstfeld, M. and K. Rogoff (1997)
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This note was uploaded on 07/25/2008 for the course ECON 813A taught by Professor Minetti during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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