API-119: Advanced Macroeconomics for the Open Economy II

Semester: Spring

Credit: 4.0


Day Time Location
First Day 1/23
Meet Day T/Th 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM Littauer Bldg L230 (HKS)


This is an advanced course in macroeconomics at the graduate level. It begins with a presentation of the main two macroeconomic models, the "representative agent model" and the "overlapping generations model," which serve as the basic tools in the field. Next the course applies these two models to study several key macroeconomic issues, such as economic growth, consumption, investment, and output fluctuations, as well as fiscal and monetary policy.

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