Prof. George-Marios Angeletos
Introduction to the theories of economic growth. Topics will include basic facts of economic growth and long-run economic development; brief overview of optimal control theory and dynamic programming; basic neoclassical growth model under a variety of market structures; human capital and economic growth; endogenous growth models; models with endogenous technology; models of directed technical change; competition, market structure and growth; financial and economic development; international trade and economic growth; institutions and economic development. This is a half-term subject. The class size is limited.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Angeletos, George-Marios. 14.451 Macroeconomic Theory I, Spring 2007. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-451-macroeconomic-theory-i-spring-2007 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA