On Monday, 3/25, we discussed this paper by Matteo Iacoviello.
Here is the Smets and Wouters (2003) paper for Wednesday, 3/27.
Here is the Orphanides and Williams (2007) paper for Monday, 4/1.
HW5 is up. It is not to hand in.
Here is a link to the empirical growth paper.
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).