Computer Applications in Economics

Fall 2014

Week

Topic

#1 - August 25

Introduction to Mathematica and the Macroeconomic Model

Statistical Data Analysis

Mathematica 1

#2 - September 1

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 15

The Macroeconomic Effects of Tax Changes

Mathematica 4

Romer & Romer Fiscal Data

#5 - September 22

Solow Growth Model

Mathematica 5

#6 - September 29

IS/LM

#7 - October 6

IS/LM Assignment

2014 Federal Income Tax

#8 - October 13

Futures – Long and Short

Futures Assignment

#9 - October 20

Dynamic Efficiency and Natural Resource Use

Mathematica 6

#10 - October 27

Depletable Resource Allocation – Transition to a renewable

Mathematica Assignment for Resource Transition

#11 - November 3

The Economics of Climate Change

#12 - November 10

Mathematica Assignment for Climate Change

Government Data on Climate Change

#13 - November 17

Exchange Rates and Forwards

Mathematica Assignment for Exchange Rates

November 24

Fall Break and Thanksgiving

#14 - December 1

Student Projects

#15 - December 8

Student Projects