Course description

Topics in Macroeconomics

Introduction

This course is divided in two parts. The first part gives an introduction to Computational Methods and Applications in Dynamic General Equilibrium Modeling. The second part studies frontier research on selected macroeconomic topics.

Course content

A selection of these topics will be covered:

(i) Dynamic Programming and Parameterized Expectations and/or Projection Methods

(ii) Numerical Integration and Function Approximation

(iii) Selected topics in Macroeconomics

Learning outcome knowledge

The students should master and produce sophisticated research on dynamic general equilibrium models and models of international macroeconomics.

Exam organisation

  • Written assignment: 100%