Syllabus_Econ_4731Policy_2011_Barnette

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1 University of Minnesota Spring 2011 ECON 4731H Macroeconomic Policy Section 1: Tuesday and Thursday 12:45-2:00PM Blegen Hall 245 SYLLABUS Contact Information Instructor: Justin Barnette Office: 3-129 Hanson Hall Phone: (612)-625-2024 E-mail: [email protected] Website: http://www.econ.umn.edu/~barnette/4731Policy_2011/index.htm Office Hours: Tuesdays 2:30 to 4:30PM Note on Communication : The best way to contact me is through email. I will try to respond to emails within 24 hours. Additionally, I will contact the class occasionally by email. Supplementary Textbooks and Readings Chari, V.V. and Patrick Kehoe. “Optimal Fiscal and Monetary Policy.” Handbook of Macroeconomics: Volume 1C . Ed. Taylor, J.B. and M. Woodford. North Holland. 1999. Ch.26 Also, available at: http://minneapolisfed.org/research/SR/SR251.pdf Gayer, Ted and Harvey Rosen. Public Finance Ninth Edition . McGraw Hill/Irwin. 2007 Walsh, Carl. Monetary Theory and Policy Second Edition . MIT Press. 2003. Williamson, Stephen. Macroeconomics Third Edition . Addison Wesley. 2007. Course description The goal of this course is to understand the economic role of the government and its impact on economic agents. We begin by reviewing the household consumption and leisure choice, and the market-clearing model. We then study inflation, unemployment, growth, taxation, government debt,
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