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Unformatted text preview: 6:00pm 7:15pm at Coor 195. Kevins office hours are by appointment. Reading: The main references for this course are 1 . Recursive Methods in Economic Dynamics , by Nancy L. Stokey and Robert E. Lucas, Jr., with Edward C. Prescott, 1989. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachussets (hereafter SLP). 2. Recursive Macroeconomic Theory , by Lars Ljungqvist and Thomas J. Sargent, Second Edition, 2004. The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachussets (hereafter LS). Course Requirements: Your grade will be determined based on homework assignments (25%), a midterm (25%), and a final (50%). All the course materials will be posted on the Blackboard. If you have any problems getting into the Blackboard, contact email@example.com . Tentative Agenda (subject to change): 1. Dynamic Programming SLP Ch. 2.1, 2.2, 3, 4.1, 4.2 2. Search Theory LS Ch. 6 3. Recursive Competitive Equilibrium SLP Ch. 2.3, LS Ch. 12 4. Models with Heterogeneous Agents LS Ch. 17 5. Dynamic Contracts LS Ch. 19, 20, 21...
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