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Macroeconomics V

Macroeconomics V

En pratique :

Volume horaire de cours : 24
Volume horaire global de TD : 12
Langue principale : Anglais

Description du contenu de l'enseignement

Because economic growth has a strong impact on people’s living standards and on inequalities between people and countries in the long run, growth theory has established as a primary field in economics.

The main objectives of the class are to:

  1. Identify the main determinants of economic growth and inequalities
  2. Understand why some countries are richer than others, and understand why some countries grow at a faster rate than others
  3. Understand how and when governments should intervene to boost economic growth in their countries.

Barro R. J. and Xavier-Sala-I-Martin, X. (2003), Economic Growth, ed. MIT Press, Chapter 2
Blanchard O., (2009), Macroeconomics, ed. Pearson, chapter 12
Carlin W. and Soskice D., (2006), Macroeconomics, Oxford University Press, chapter 8
Weil D., (2009), Economic Growth, ed. Pearson

Course Outline

Chapter 1. Production and growth: some key stylized facts
Chapter 2. Exogenous and optimal growth theories
Chapter 3. Endogenous growth theory