Econ 318: Advanced Macroeconomics

For the week of 3/18-20, we will cover Chapter 3 and 4 in Gali.

I am hoping to have the exams graded by Monday. They will surely be done by Wednesday.

“Growth Cycles” by Evans, Honkapohja and Romer. Here is the paper.

HW4 is up. It is due on 3/4

Here is the Midterm  and key from Winter 2017. Here is a another Practice_Exam and a key. Here are some Chapter 3 practice problems. and a Key

HW5 is up. It is not to hand in.

Here is a link to the  empirical growth paper.


Course Documents


Practice Problems

Here are the Amazon links for the textbooks that we will be using. You definitely want the first two. The third is useful but students with stronger math backgrounds may not need it. I suggest that you pick an older edition (but avoid the first and second editions of Romer).

Romer’s Advanced Macroeconomics.

Gali’s New Keynesian text

Farmer’s Macroeconomics of Self-Fulfilling Prophecies