Department: Department of Economics
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CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS & SEMINARS
– Consumption variety depends on the number of producers and time spent shopping
– Role of exogenous disturbances to demand, technology (both total-factor and investment-speciﬁc), and entry costs on productivity and other macroeconomic series
WORK IN PROGRESS
“ Learning, Unlearning, and Relearning Keynes” with Fabio Milani
Covers time series, dynamic programming methods, real business cycle theory and extensions, heterogeneous agents, the basic New Keynesian model, business cycle models of ﬁrm entry and endogenous variety, and unemployment theory with goods and credit market frictions. The course helps train students to simulate model using the Python language. Includes discussion of value function iteration, Eulerequation based methods, and log linearization.
Advanced undergraduate. Treatment of commodity money, ﬁat money, inﬂation, international monetary systems, price surprises, capital, liquidity and ﬁnancial intermediation, fully backed central bank money, the payments system, and bank risk.
Masters level course which incorporates insights from industrial organization and imperfect competition and explores their macroeconomic implications in terms of innovation, growth, trade and the formation of new goods.
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