Prof. Olivier Blanchard
This is the second course in the four-quarter graduate sequence in macroeconomics. Its purpose is to introduce the basic models macroeconomists use to study fluctuations. Topics include the basic model or the consumption/saving choice, the RBC model or the labor/leisure choice, non-trivial investment decisions, two-good analysis, money, price setting, the "new Keynesian" model, monetary policy, and fiscal policy.
Blanchard, Olivier. 14.452 Macroeconomic Theory II, Spring 2007. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-452-macroeconomic-theory-ii-spring-2007 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA