This course page supports a course on advanced macroeconomics as taught by Christian Ghiglino of the University of Essex in 2009-10. The main topics are: 1) Innovation and diffusion; 2) Theories of the Real Business Cycle; 3) Fiscal policy and some monetary policy, 4) Models with heterogeneous agents with special interest on the relations between growth, the income distribution and credit restrictions, and 5) Models with endogenous fertility and migration. It includes a course outline / reading list, lecture presentations / notes, problem sets (with solutions) and past exams.
Assessment Materials in Advanced Macroeconomics
Christian Ghiglino, University of Essex
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Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas, University of California, Berkeley
This course web page is a syllabus with embedded links to readings in .pdf. It supports a series of seminars on international economics as organised by Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas of University of California, Berkeley, in 2004.