Economics 7344 
Macroeconomic Theory II
Spring 2008




Make-up class Friday March 28 at 1.30 pm.


TA is Juan Urquiza. His office hours are TBA.


TA  Session will be Friday 11.30-1pm  in Rm 212. Starting January 18.


Midterm 1: Monday March 3rd     Midterm 2: Monday April 7th (Note, change of date).

FINAL date is Friday April 25th. The exam will be at 1pm in room 107 (Room reserved for 2 hours).

Last year’s first midterm exam

Last year’s second midterm exam

Last year’s final

Practice O.R. questions (look at for TA session April 18th)



  Note on IS-LM (NEW)

  Guide to Romer Chapter 5.

  Short Introduction to Time Series
   Permanent Income and Measurement Error in Consumption Functions (minor corrections, 2/25).

  The general Euler Equation and Hall's version of the PIH

  Excess Sensitivity, Rule-of-Thumb Consumers and IV estimation

  The Impact of Income "Shocks" on Consumption and ``Excess Smoothness' of Consumption"

  The Impact of Interest Rates on Consumption

  The Consumption CAPM


  Ostergaard, Sorensen, Yosha, JPE 2002


Assignment                      Due 

HW #1 

 pdf                                  1/23

HW #2

 pdf                                  1/30

HW #3

 pdf                                  2/6

HW #4

 pdf                                  2/13

HW #5

 pdf                                  2/20

HW #6

 pdf                                  2/27

HW #7

 pdf                                  3/26

HW #8

 pdf                                  4/2

HW #9

 pdf                                  4/21

HW #10