Computer Applications in Economics

Spring 2014

Week

Topic

#1 -  January 13

Introduction to Mathematica and the Macroeconomic Model

Mathematica 1

#2 -  January 20

Mathematica 2

Mathematica 3

#3 -  January 27

Extension of the Macroeconomic Model

#4 -  February 3

The Macroeconomic Effects of Tax Changes

Mathematica 4

Romer & Romer Fiscal Data

#5 -  February 10

Solow Growth Model

Mathematica 5

#6 -  February 17

 

#7 -  February 24

IS/LM

#8 -  March 3

IS/LM Assignment

#9 -  March 10

Dynamic Efficiency and Natural Resource Use

Mathematica 6

#10 - March 17

Depletable Resource Allocation – Transition to a renewable

Mathematica Assignment for Resource Transition

          March 24

                  Spring Break

#11 – March 31

The Economics of Climate Change

#12 - April 7

Mathematica Assignment for Climate Change

#13 - April 14

Exchange Rates and Forwards

Mathematica Assignment for Exchange Rates

#14 - April 21

Student Projects

#15 - April 28

Student Projects