This is the class website for University College Dublin module MA Macroeconomics (ECON 41990) in Autumn 2014.
Information and Assessment
A syllabus for the course is available here.
Here is a handout with guidelines on the assessment for the module. (Updated: September 29).
Here are sample questions for the midterm exam. (Updated: September 29).
The midterm will take place on Wednesday October 22 between 2.30 and 3.30 in Newman Theatre 1, which is in the basement of the building.
My summary of IS-LM and AS-AD
John Hicks (1937). Mr. Keynes and the Classics: A Suggested Interpretation
Mark Bils and Peter Klenow (2004). Some Evidence on the Importance of Sticky Prices
Alvarez et al (2005). Sticky Prices in the Euro Area
Carl Walsh (2002): Teaching Inflation Targeting: An Analysis for Intermediate Macro
Milton Friedman (1968): The Role of Monetary Policy.
John Taylor (1993): Discretion Versus Policy Rules in Practice
Bank of England (2012): State of the Art of Inflation Targeting
Richard Clarida, Jordi Gali and Mark Gertler (2000): Monetary Policy Rules
and Macroeconomic Stability: Evidence and Some Theory
Ben Bernanke (2003): Some Thoughts on Monetary Policy in Japan
Lars Svensson (2003). Escaping from a Liquidity Trap and Deflation: The Foolproof Way and Others
Paul Krugman (2012): Earth to Ben Bernanke. Chairman Bernanke Should Listen to Professor Bernanke
Eugene Fama (1970): Efficient Capital Markets: A Review of Theory and Empirical Work
Eugene Fama (1991): Efficient Capital Markets II
Robert Shiller (1981): Do Stock Prices Move Too Much to be Justified by Subsequent Changes in Dividends?
John Campbell and Robert Shiller (2001). Valuation Ratios and the Long-Run Stock Market Outlook: An Update.
Gavyn Davies: The Nobel Laureates on Equity Bubbles
NBER Workshop on Behavioural Finance.