View Notes – MacroTheory Krueger from ECONOMICS at University of Technology, Sydney. Macroeconomic Theory Dirk Krueger1 Department of. Someone in a thread I read here today referred to Krueger’s macro lecture notes. I’ve googled, but haven’t found them anywhere. Does anyone where to get a. Econ is the first course in the macro PhD sequence. Its objective This is a pure theory Dirk Krueger’s Macroeconomic Theory manuscript ( version).

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Solving the Stochastic growth model through value function Iteration. In this course, most if not all of the material will be studied from the strict theoretical point of view and the emphasis is on economic rigor.

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Introduction, Modern Macroeconomics Framework. Optimal Taxation in Life-Cycle Economies. This course is designed to provide modern macroeconomic models which are essential in the study of economics at the graduate level. Slides and Lecture Notes and the Ljungqvist-Sargent book are the main sources of reading.

The course thekry develop the key models and techniques in use in modern macroeconomics.

Week 4 and 5: There is no good textbook that covers the material of the course systematically. The objective is not to give a review of known results of a specific topic but rather to give an example of how to use modern macroeconomic tools to tackle questions.


The models will be used to study growth theory, business cycles, certain components of aggregate demand, and monetary and fiscal policies. The treatment of the economic problems is rigorous and the students will be required to master the numerical methods which are utilized to solve the models presented in class. Sample exams from my Penn training: A Fresh Start for Some” These are taken from two different approaches: Nature of I diosyncratic Income Risk. Lucas Tree, Maxroeconomic Premium Puzzle.

Advanced Macroeconomics II : Growth, Dynamics and Policy

The course will concentrate on dynamic optimization in both discrete and continuous time. Lars Ljungqvist and Thomas J. Several applications of the theory are discussed covering recent trends in income inequality in the US and in Kruegeg, the life cycle pattern of consumption, the cyclical behavior of aggregate hours and employment, the wealth concentration and the role of public policies such as the tax code and the pension system.

International Economic Review, 45 2: Tuesdays, am at GE The ultimate macroecoonmic of this course is to learn how to develop a variety of quantitate models that can be used to generate artificial data of both allocations and prices which can be meaningfully mapped to actual data to give answers to macroeconomic questions.


On the optimal progressivity of the income tax code.

Instructor S erdar Ozkan: Measure Theory and Industry equilibrium. This course is the fourth and the last in 1st year PhD macroeconomics sequence and complements its predecessor ECO Storesletten and Violante, G.

Taxation and Household Labor Supply. So, we will neither look at data in any serious manner nor computationally solve the models.

In its last part this course will explore the implications of heterogeneity and incomplete markets for monetary policy. Barro and Sala-i-Martin, Ch.

Journal article to be supplied.

Models of Heterogeneous agents without aggregate risk: American Economic Review99 1: These and other lecture notes are available from: Infinite horizon models of economic growth Endogenous growth theory, an introduction Technological progress, the “embodiment controversy” and growth Schumpeterian models of economic growth and fluctuations.

Journal of Monetary Economics53 7: This course presents an in depth analysis of the impact dirkk heterogeneity in the macro-economy.