14.452 | Fall 2016 | Graduate
Economic Growth
Course Description
This half semester class will present an introduction to macroeconomic modeling, particularly economic growth. It will focus both on models of economic growth and their empirical applications, and try to shed light on the mechanics of economic growth, technological change and sources of income and growth differences …
This half semester class will present an introduction to macroeconomic modeling, particularly economic growth. It will focus both on models of economic growth and their empirical applications, and try to shed light on the mechanics of economic growth, technological change and sources of income and growth differences across countries.
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A person's finger creates a pink wave-like image on a touchscreen.
An interactive touchscreen experiment. In Lecture 9 and 10, the class talks about endogenous technical change, like Apple’s touchscreen patent, and its connection to economic growth. (Image courtesy of Bejadin.info on Flickr. License: CC BY-NC-SA.)