14.06 Advanced Macroeconomics

Class Info

Blends a thorough study of the theoretical foundations of modern macroeconomics with a review of useful mathematical tools, such as dynamic programming, optimal control, and dynamic systems. Develops comfort with formal macroeconomic reasoning and deepens understanding of key macroeconomic phenomena, such as business cycles. Goes on to study more specific topics, such as unemployment, financial crises, and the role of fiscal and monetary policy. Special attention to reviewing relevant facts and disentangling them from their popular interpretations. Uses insights and tools from game theory. Includes applications to recent and historical events.

This class has 14.01, and 14.02 as prerequisites.

14.06 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by G. M. Angeletos.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.

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