14.454 Economic Crises
Provides an overview of models of the business cycle caused by financial markets' frictions and shocks. Topics include credit crunch, collateral shocks, bank runs, contagion, speculative bubbles, credit booms, leverage, safe asset shortages, capital flows and sudden stops. Enrollment limited.
This class has 14.453 as a prerequisite.
14.454 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by R. Caballero.
Lecture occurs 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in E51-395.
This class counts for a total of 6 credits.
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