Please check the page of the course for some references to prepare the midterm and to solve difference equations.
The midterm exam will be on chapter 1 and problem set 1.
I have posted “Technology, Employment, and the Business Cycle: Do Technology Shocks Explain Aggregate Fluctuations?” by Jordi Gali (American Economic Review, 1999). W will discuss that paper in class.
I have posted last year midterm and solution. It is a good idea to work on it before this year midterm.
I have posted the three problem sets of this semester.
I have posted the whole set of slides of the M1 macro course taught by Patrick Fève and myself.
I have created the 2016-2017 version of the course page.
Check on the page of the course for complete set of slides and extra papers in the reading list.
Check the page of the course for slides on Using VARs to Identify News Shocks .
Check the page of the course for Beaudry & Portier JEL paper News Driven Business Cycles: Insights and Challenges.
Check the page of the course for slides on News Driven Business Cycles.
Check on the page of the course for two recommended papers : Structural Vector Autoregressions by Lutz Kilian Macroeconomic Shocks and Their Propagation, Valerie Ramey
Check on the page of the course for the slides of Lecture 3 introduction (Questioning the consensus and paths forward”)
Check on the page of the course for assignments 5 & 6
Check the page of the course for Colin’s slides on Bayesian Estimation with Dynare.