Economics
7344 

TA is Hamza Zahid.
TA Sessions continue as for Professor Cubas’
half.
NOTE: The outline and syllabus is
tentative because the setup is new. I may leave out material, if time is too
tight.
Midterm: Based on
student feedback, we will have no midterm.
FINAL (for
the second part): Monday April 30 in class.
The material
in my 2016 midterm 2 and final will be covered.
Notes (I may not get to all of them):
Short Introduction to
Time Series
Permanent
Income and Measurement Error in Consumption Functions
The
general Euler Equation and Hall's version of the PIH
Excess
Sensitivity, RuleofThumb Consumers and IV estimation
The Impact of Income
"Shocks" on Consumption and ``Excess Smoothness' of Consumption"
The Impact of Interest Rates on Consumption
The
Term Structure of Interest Rates (updated)
Notes on ObstfeldRogoff Chapter 5 (last version: April 28, 2011)
Ostergaard, Sorensen, Yosha, JPE
2002
Astrubali, Sorensen, Yosha, QJE 1996
Homework 
Assignment Due 

HW #1 
Homework 1 Wed 3/21 

HW #2 
Homework 2 Wed 3/28 

HW #3 
Homework 3 Wed 4/4 





HW #4 
Homework 4 Wed 4/11 

HW #5 
Homework 5 Wed 4/18 

HW #6 
Homework 6 Wed 4/25 


















