14.05 Intermediate Applied Macroeconomics

Fall 2005

Photograph of U.S. currency.

U.S. Currency. (Photograph by Daniel Bersak.)

Course Highlights

This course features exams and solutions in the exams section as well as problem sets and solutions in the assignments section.

Course Description

This subject considers three topics of macroeconomics that are alive and controversial for policy today. The topics are: economic growth - the roles of capital accumulation, increased education, and technological progress in determining economic growth; savings - the effect of government and private debt on economic growth; and exchange-rate regimes - their role in the Great Depression and today.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. Peter Temin

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Recitations:
One session / week
1 hour / session

Level

Undergraduate

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