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Economic Growth Dr. Tiago V. de V. Cavalcanti tvdvc2@cam.ac.uk Part IIB. Paper 2 Michaelmas Term 2010
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Aims and Objectives Aim: “Tools and Taste” to analyse and identify the sources of economic growth.
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Objectives: …at end of course, you should be 1. aware of current debates about ‘economic growth’ 2. familiar with cross-country data used in the study of economic growth 3. understanding formal models of economic growth and different sources of (or constraints on) economic growth
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Core Texts - Jones (2002) Introduction to Economic Growth (2 nd ed) Other relevant texts: (Those are not required) -Acemolgu, D. (2009) Introduction to Modern Economic Growth - Barro & Sala-i-Martin (2004) Economic Growth (2 nd ed) - Romer (2005) Advanced Macroeconomics (3 rd ed.) - Lucas (2002) Lectures on Economic Growth - Solow (1987) Growth Theory: An Exposition - Helpman (2004) The Mystery of Economic Growth - Weil (2005) Economic Growth Specific readings for each lecture topic will be given in lectures. All overheads and handouts will be available from course website: www.econ.cam.ac.uk/faculty/cavalcanti/teaching.htm
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Lecture 1: Measures of Economic Readings: Textbooks: Jones ch.1, BX Intro Sen A. (1999) Development as Freedom chs.1,2 Dasgupta P. (2001) Human Well-Being and the Natural Environment chs.1-3,9 Arrow et al. (2004) ‘Are We Consuming Too Much?’ J. of Econ. Perspectives 18(3): 147–172 . Temple J. (1999) ‘The New Growth Evidence’ Journal of Economic Literature, 37 (March): 112-156. Heston A. & R. Summers (1996) ‘International Price and Quantity Comparisons’ American Economic Review 86 (2): 20- 24.
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What is Economic Growth? Standard economists’ answer: Growth in
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