This is the class website for University College Dublin module Macroeconomics 2 (ECON 30120) taught by Prof. Karl Whelan.
The final exam will take place on May 11 at 3PM in the RDS Simmonscourt.
Lecture Notes and Slides
13. Population & Resources: Malthus and the Environment. Slides here.
Peter Bofinger, Eric Mayer, and Timo Wollmershauser: The BMW Model: A New Framework for Teaching Monetary Economics
Milton Friedman: The Role of Monetary Policy.
John Taylor: Discretion Versus Policy Rules in Practice
Bank of England: State of the Art of Inflation Targeting
Richard Clarida, Jordi Gali and Mark Gertler: Monetary Policy Rules
and Macroeconomic Stability: Evidence and Some Theory
Ben Bernanke: Some Thoughts on Monetary Policy in Japan
John Campbell and Robert Shiller. Valuation Ratios and the Long-Run Stock Market Outlook: An Update.
NBER Workshop on Behavioural Finance.
Robert Lucas. Econometric Policy Evaluation: A Critique.
Robert Solow: Technical Change and the Aggregate Production Function.
Bureau of Labor Statistics MFP Trends up to 2011
Karl Whelan: Is the U.S. Set for an Era of Slow Growth?
Edward Miguel and Gerard Roland: The Long Run Impact of Bombing Vietnam
Paul Krugman: The Myth of Asia’s Miracle.
Paul Romer: Endogenous Technological Change.
Robert E. Hall and Charles I. Jones. Why Do Some Countries Produce So Much More Output per Worker than Others?
Douglass North. Institutional Change: A Framework of Analysis.
Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James Robinson. The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation.
Dani Rodrik, Arvind Subramanian, and Francesco Trebbi. Institutions Rule: The Primacy of Institutions over Geography and Integration in Economic Development.
Robert Gillanders and Karl Whelan. Open For Business? Institutions, Business Environment and Economic Development.
Gregory Clark (2007). A Farewell to Alms. Chapter One: The Sixteen Page Economic History of the World.
Gregory Clark (2007). A Farewell to Alms. Chapter Two: The Logic of the Malthusian Economy.
Thomas Malthus (1798). An Essay on the Principle of Population.
Gapminder: Wonderful animated graphs on health, incomes and other things.
James Brander and M. Scott Taylor (1998). The Simple Economics of Easter Island: A Ricardo-Malthus Model of Renewable Resource Use.