Computer Applications in Economics

Fall 2015

Week

Topic

#1 - August 24

Introduction to Mathematica and the Macroeconomic Model

Statistical Data Analysis

Mathematica 1

#2 - August 31

Mathematica 2

Mathematica 3

#3 - September 8

Extension of the Macroeconomic Model

Fed Aggregate Supply

Fed Aggregate Supply Data

Fed Supply Side Mathematica

#4 - September 14

The Macroeconomic Effects of Tax Changes

Mathematica 4

Romer & Romer Fiscal Data

2014 Federal Income Tax

#5 - September 21

Solow Growth Model

Mathematica 5

#6 - September 28

IS/LM

#7 - October 5

IS/LM Assignment

#8 - October 12

Futures – Long and Short

Futures Assignment

#9 - October 19

Dynamic Efficiency and Natural Resource Use

Mathematica 6

#10 - October 26

Depletable Resource Allocation – Transition to a renewable

Mathematica Assignment for Resource Transition

#11 - November 2

Spring Break

#12 - November 9

The Economics of Climate Change

#13 - November 16

Mathematica Assignment for Climate Change

Government Data on Climate Change

         November 23

Exchange Rates and Forwards

Mathematica Assignment for Exchange Rates

#14 - November 30

Student Projects

#15 - December 7

Student Projects