At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
|1||The seminar aims at bringing students to the frontiers of research in a particular field, and to train them in defin-ing and conducting a research topic. The focus is on using tools to answer a research questions and to read "be-tween the lines" some of the main contributions to the topics considered.|
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Part 1 introduces the students to the basics of overlapping generations model: the competitive equilibrium, the planner allocation, decentralization a planner allocation, the second best problem
Part 2 presents key models to understand the growth process. It includes Malthusian models, Solow's model, from Malthus to Solow, Models with human capital, Unified growth theory
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Lectures ex catedra with a maximum of interactions with the students. Focus on understanding mechanisms.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.Depending on the number of students, the final exam will be written or oral.
Part 1: de la Croix and Michel (2002), A Theory of Economic Growth, Cambridge University Press