208-2011-L1

208-2011-L1 - Econ208 MarekKapicka Lecture1 Introduction

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–11. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Econ 208 Marek Kapicka Lecture 1 Introduction
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
What is this course about? n Analysis of macroeconomic policies n Government Spending n Taxation and government debt n Monetary policy n Banking and financial intermediation n We will use micro-founded  macroeconomic models to study those  issues
Background image of page 2
Administration n Classes: MW 2:00-3:15 n My email: mkapicka@econ.ucsb.edu n Office hours: MW 9:00-10:00, NH 3052 n Course homepage: http://econ.ucsb.edu/~mkapicka/E208.html
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Administration n TA Jennifer Milosch (milosch@econ.ucsb.edu) n Textbook Macroeconomics , by Matthias Doepke, Andreas  Lehnert, and Andrew Sellgren
Background image of page 4
Administration n 5 problem sets 4 best ones count 25 %  of the final grade n Midterm (April 27, in class) No make-up 25 %  of the final grade Closed book, closed notes n Final (June 6) 50 %  of the final grade Closed book, closed notes
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Outline of the course 1. Introduction: A basic framework 2. Government Policies 1. The Effects of Government Spending 2. Government Taxation and Government  Debt 3. Monetary Policy 4. Banking and Financial Intermediation
Background image of page 6
Natural Logarithm of Per Capita Real GDP
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
1. US GDP, Consumption, and Government  Expenditures
Background image of page 8
2. Total Taxes (black line) and Total Government  Spending (colored line) in the United States, as  Percentages of GDP
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
2. Recent Recession: Fiscal Policy
Background image of page 10
Image of page 11
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 31

208-2011-L1 - Econ208 MarekKapicka Lecture1 Introduction

This preview shows document pages 1 - 11. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online