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Unformatted text preview: L ECTURE 1 Course Introduction and Introduction to Historical Data January 17, 2012 Economics 134 Christina Romer Spring 2012 David Romer O UTLINE I. C OURSE C ONTENT A. Short-run macro policy B. Course topics C. Historical and international comparisons D. Theory and empirical tools Course Topics Monetary policy Fiscal policy Financial crises Nonmonetary factors in recessions Long-run impact of short-run policy Tools of the Course Theory IS/LM/MP model and extensions Models of particular phenomena Empirical Analysis Linear regression Careful treatment of causation O UTLINE II. C OURSE S TRUCTURE AND L OGISTICS A. Lecture B. Section C. Readings D. Requirements E. Other information F. A little advice Lecture Rules No electronic devices (laptops, ipads, phones) GSIs Jeremie Cohen-Setton Joshua Hausman Andras Komaroni Yury Yatsynovich Reading Short-Run Fluctuations by David Romer....
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