14.06 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

Spring 2004

Image of currency and coins.
Image of currency and coins. (Image courtesy of U.S. Department of the Treasury.)

Course Highlights

This course features extensive lecture notes and detailed problem sets in the assignments section.

Course Description

This course is a survey of modern macroeconomics at a quite advanced level. Topics include the neoclassical growth model, overlapping generations, endogenous growth models, business cycles, incomplete nominal adjustment, incomplete financial markets, fiscal and monetary policy, consumption and savings, and unemployment. The course is also an introduction to the mathematical tools used in modern macroeconomics, including dynamic systems, optimal control, and dynamic programming.
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Staff

Instructor:
Prof. George Marios Angeletos

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Undergraduate