#
Macroeconomic Theory, Economics 504, spring 2009

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## Contact Information

## Course Materials

- Final Exam with answers
- Plot of cdf of midterm grades (score on horizontal axis, percentile on vertical)
- Exercise on search and information theory, due Monday, May 4
- Now with answers.
- Notes on a simple continuous time search model
- Link to "A Rational Expectations Framework for Policy Analysis"
- Notes on nonlinear solution methods
- Nonlinear model-solving exerrcise, due Monday 4/20
- csolve.R
- csolve.m
- Both csolve.m and csolve.R could contain bugs, especially the former. email promptly to sims@princeton.edu if you encounter any.
- Tao Zha's "Bankruptcy Law, Capital Allocation, and Aggregate Effects"
- Linearization pitfalls notes
- Midterm exam with answers
- Answer for exercise due 2/27
- In case you're interested, an R program that sets up
`gensys` input for the 2/27 exercise.
The program is included in the pdf file. This text version is in case you want to experiment with it in R.
- Notes on capital taxes and tax burden-shifting
- Notes on contingent debt
- Capital tax exercise, Due Friday, March 6
- Notes: Linearizing a simple FTPL model, with exercise due Thursday, 2/19
- Here is an answer for the exercise due 2/19
- These notes have now been expanded to cover last week's lectures, and contain at the end an exercise due Friday, 2/27
- Exercise on stochastic Lagrange multipliers and natural resource exhaustion, Due Thursday 2/12.
- Now with answers.
- Stochastic LM's and TVC's, lecture slides
- Stochastic LM's and TVC's, notes
- LinearRELec.pdf