Past Lectures at Tohoku University (2007-)
Lectures for 2012
Applied economics: Economics of marriage and family formation (Spring) Mondays 1:00PM-.
textbook: Browing, Chiappori, and Weiss (2011) Family Economics;
Lones Smith (2006JPE) "The Marriage Model with Search Frictions".
Advanced Macroeconomics (fall) Mondays 1:00PM + Wednesdays 1:00PM.
textbook: Acemoglu (2009)
Introduction to Modern Economic Growth.
Covers general tools and topics in graduate-level macroeconomics
(not limited to growth).
Applied Macro Workshop (full-year) Fridays 2:40-6:00.
Tahvonen and Salo(2001EER), Gustafsson and Sergerstrom (2011IER), Hirazawa and Yakita (2009JPopE),
Schumacher and Zou(2008JEEM), Acemoglu, Aghion, Bursztyn, and Hemous (2012AER),
Heijdra and Romp(2009JPubE), Borota (2012JIE), Jouvet, Michel and Rotillon (2005JEDC),
Lectures for 2011
Seminar (full year) Mondays 2:40PM-
Free trade under fire,
Selected Papers from Journal of Economic Perspectives.
Macroeconomic Analysis (fall) Blanchard Macroeconomics 5th ed.
*No class in AY 2010 (due to a long-term visit to Yale)
Population economics (Spring) Mondays 1:00PM-
Acemoglu and Johnson (2007)JPE (appendix); Becker, Murphy and Tamura (1990)JPE; Doepke (2005) JPopE, etc.
Applied Macro Workshop (full-year) Fridays 2:40-
Kremer (1993)QJE; Hu and Shimomura (2011); Acemoglu, Gancia, and Zilibotti (2011JET); Golosov, Hassler, Krusell, and Tsyvinski, "Optimal taxes on fossil fuel in general equilibrium," mimeo; Galor and Weil (2000) AER; Arnold and Bauer (2009) JofEcon; Eliasson and Turnovsky (2004) JEEM; Hock and Weil (2011) JPopE, etc.
Lectures for 2009
Special Lectures at Rennes University, France, "Macroeconomics and the Japanese Economy." (5, 6, 9, 10, 13, 18, 20 March, 2009).
Lectures for 2008
Lectures for 2007
Macroeconomic Analysis (fall)
textbook and resources,
Lecture slides (password required)
ch 5 (extra),
ch 9 (extra),
Simulation codes for Mathematica