This course, intended for first-year PhD students, introduces the modern macroeconomic theory, with a focus on theories such as short-run fluctuations and monetary economics.
It includes links to lecture notes, practice problems, MATLAB computer programs and problem sets. Topics covered include:
* Markov chains
* The Solow model
* Inter-temporal choice
* Stochastic dynamic programming
* Consumption Theory
Textbook: Lars Ljungqvist and Thomas Sargent (2004) Recursive Macroeconomic Theory, 2nd edition. The MIT Press.