Econ 219 Fall 2006 


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Course description: Textbook: Exams: 

Grade structure: Midterms – 2x15% 


Tutoring: 

Tentative course structure:  Reading:  Notes/hw/extras:  
28Aug 
Introduction to the course 




30Aug 
Macroeconomic measurement 
Chapter 1  



1Sep 
Macroeconomic measurement 
Chapter 2  Lecture 1 






4Sep 
No class 




6Sep 
Business cycles 
Chapter 3  Lecture2 



8Sep 
Business cycles 
Notes from Prof. C. Zimmermann  


HW (due 11Sep): Prob. 1 from the textbook pp.87 Get data here or here Alternative HW: Prob. 3 (use HP filter) 




11Sep 
Business cycles 




13Sep 
Consumer and firm behavior 
Chapter 4  Lecture 3 



15Sep 
Consumer and firm behavior 







18Sep 
Consumer and firm behavior 
HW:
Chapter 4 Problem #2 pp.129 NOT Questions for Review! Due 22Sep 




20Sep 
One period macro model 
Chapter 5  Lecture 4 



22Sep 
One period macro model 
HW Due 25Sep  






25Sep 
One period macro model 
Lecture 5  



27Sep 
Review 




29Sep 
Midterm I 
Midterm I  






2Oct 
Two period model 
Chapter 8  Lecture 6 



4Oct 
Two period model 
Lecture 7  



6Oct 
Two period model 







9Oct 
Real intertemporal model with investment 
Chapter 9  HW (announced in class) Due 13Oct 


Lecture 8  
11Oct 
Real intertemporal model with investment 




13Oct 
Real intertemporal model with investment 

16Oct 
Quiz 
HW: Problems 1 and 3 pp. 289290 in the textbook Due 20Oct  



18Oct 
Modeling growth 

20Oct 
Modeling growth 







23Oct 
Modeling growth 
HW: Problem 11 pp. 291 in the textbook Due 27Oct  



25Oct 
Endogenous growth 




27Oct 
Endogenous growth 







30Oct 
Endogenous growth 
Lecture 9  



1Nov 
Review 
HW: Chapter 9 Questions for Review Due 1Nov 




3Nov 
Midterm II 
Questions for review  Midterm II 






6Nov 
Market clearing models of the business cycle 




8Nov 
Market clearing models of the business cycle 
Chapter 6  Lecture 10 



10Nov 
Monetary intertemporal model 
Chapter 10  Lecture 11 





HW: Chapter 6 Problems 1 and 7 pp. 210 Due 17Nov 

13Nov 
Monetary intertemporal model 




15Nov 
Monetary intertemporal model QUIZ on Chapter 6 




17Nov 
no Quiz (moved to Wednesday) 







20Nov 
No class 




22Nov 
No class 




24Nov 
No class 







27Nov 
Monetary intertemporal model 




29Nov 
Money inflation and banking 
HW: announced in class Due 1Dec  



1Dec 
Money inflation and banking 
Chapter 15  Lecture 12 






4Dec 
Money inflation and banking 




6Dec 
Make up day 




8Dec 
Review 

14Dec 
Final Exam FS103 06:00 PM~08:00 PM 
Final exam  Review for final 
First midterm:
Second midterm: