208-2011-L1

208-2011-L1 - Econ208 MarekKapicka Lecture1 Introduction n...

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Econ 208 Marek Kapicka Lecture 1 Introduction
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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
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Administration n Classes: MW 2:00-3:15 n My email: [email protected] n Office hours: MW 9:00-10:00, NH 3052 n Course homepage: http://econ.ucsb.edu/~mkapicka/E208.html
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Administration n TA Jennifer Milosch ([email protected]) n Textbook Macroeconomics , by Matthias Doepke, Andreas  Lehnert, and Andrew Sellgren
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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
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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
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Natural Logarithm of Per Capita Real GDP
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1. US GDP, Consumption, and Government  Expenditures
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2. Total Taxes (black line) and Total Government  Spending (colored line) in the United States, as  Percentages of GDP
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2. Recent Recession: Fiscal Policy
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