14.06 Advanced Macroeconomics
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.
14.06 will be offered this semester (Spring 2019). It is instructed by G. M. Angeletos.
Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E51-361.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS S.
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