Course in Selected Aspects of Macroeconomics

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta
In Kolkata

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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT CALCUTTA Diamond Harbour Road Joka, 700104, West Bengal, India
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Course programme

Ever wondered why MBAs were paid so high or that how the $ commanded such a premium. It's time you were exposed to the dynamics of demand and supply. This is just the begining of a journey to understand the rational drivers of all economic activities. Accompanying you on this journey will be arguably the best faculty in the entire nation. Acquire the differentiator to pre-empt competition and demolish all existing monopolies.

This course is a selection of topics of contemporary relevance. The emphasis is on the use of rigorous macroeconomic analysis to throw light on contemporary experience. There will be a mix of lectures and presentation by students on different topics. Students will have to consult journal articles and books.
Likely text: Advanced Macroeconomics by David Romer


1. Saving, investment and growth
2. Saving and rate of interest
3. Public Debt and Government Budgets
4. Asset Prices: Fundamentals versus Speculative Bubbles
5. History versus Expectations in Economic Growth
6. Structural macroeconomics for developing countries

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