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ECON 531 POL - Macroeconomic Theory I

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Introduces students to a variety of dynamic general equilibrium models that currently dominate the study of growth and economic fluctuations. These models include: neoclassical growth models, overlapping generations models, CAPM models, search models, and endogenous growth models. In covering these models, the course also seeks to develop a set of techniques for students to use. These techniques include discrete time optimization, continuous time optimization, dynamic programming and model calibration. Course Information: Prerequisite: ECON 302 and ECON 303, or equivalent; calculus.

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Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 0

Term(s): Fall

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Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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