Tasso Adamopoulos
Announcements
April 5, 2012 
I
have posted the answers to Assignment 3 below. 
April 3, 2012 
Final Exam Material You
are responsible for the following material for the final exam: ·
All the material before the midterm (see
Announcement below dated Feb. 21, 2012). ·
Ch.3: “Learning by Doing Model”
(pp.121123). Note: this is just Question 2, Practice Set 3. ·
Dynamic Programming: see the notes below
for the general setup + applications in class on optimal growth and
neoclassical growth model. ·
Ch.5: Sections 5.15.5 (pp.189207). ·
Ch.6, Section 6.9 (pp.292301). ·
Ch.11: Section 11.7 (pp.554 top of 560). ·
Ch.2: Part B: from p.77 to top of p. 84 +
pp.9293. From
the papers on the course outline you are responsible only for the material I
covered in class and the material on your assignments. You
are also responsible for the 3 assignments, the 6 sets of practice questions,
and the sample exams. 
April 3, 2012 
I
have the key to the sample final below. 
April 2, 2012 
I
have posted a sample final exam. 
April 2, 2012 
I
have posted Practice Exercises  Set 6 as well as their solutions. These will
be taken up in Thursday’s tutorial by Leandro. 
March 27, 2012 
I
have posted Assignment 3 below. This is due in the last class (tutorial) on
Thursday, April 5. 
March 24, 2012 
I
have posted the answers to: ·
Practice Exercises – Set 5 ·
Assignment 2 
March 19, 2012 
I
have posted Practice Exercises – Set 5 below. These will be taken up by
Leandro in this Thursday’s tutorial. 
March 13, 2012 
I
have posted below the notes on Dynamic Programming that I went over in class. 
March 13, 2012 
I
have posted the answers to Problem Set 4. 
March 12, 2012 
Midterm Marks I
have posted your midterm marks on the University of Toronto Learning Portal
(blackboard). The grade is out of 100. You can pick up your exam paper from
the TA, Leandro, during his office hours on Wednesday. 
March 6, 2012 
I
have posted Assignment 2 below. This is due March 20, by 9 a.m. in class. 
March 6, 2012 
I
have posted Practice Exercises – Set 4 below. These will be taken up by
Leandro in this Thursday’s tutorial. 
February 21, 2012 
Midterm Location As
I have announced in class our midterm will take place in a location other
than our usual Thursday classroom. Here are the details. Date:
Thursday, March 1, 2012. Time:
9am11am. Location:
UC 266 (University College) 
February 21, 2012 
Midterm Material You
are responsible for all of Ch.1 and Ch.2A in Romer,
EXCEPT for the following sections: ·
Section 1.8 from Ch.1 (“Economic Growth and
the Environment”). ·
Ch.2, “Rate of Adjustment …”, and “Speed of
Adjustment”. In addition the material includes: § the class notes on Optimal Control and use of Hamiltonians (Note:
you need the Hamiltonian for the optimal growth problem). § the AK
model § discrete
time version of the neoclassical growth model You
are also responsible for the assignment, and the three sets of practice
questions. From
the papers on the course outline you are responsible for all the material I
covered in class and the material on your assignments/practice questions. 
February 21, 2012 
I have posted a sample test and
solutions below.

February 17, 2012 
I have posted the answers to
Practice Exercises – Sets 2 & 3 below.

February 13, 2012 
I have posted Practice Exercises
– Set 3 below. In this Thursday’s tutorial Leandro will take up exercises
from Practice Set 3 and Practice Set 2.

February 13, 2012 
I have posted the solutions to
Assignment 1.

January 31, 2012 
I have posted below Practice
Exercises – Set 2. These are on the RCK model. Given that we have not
completed the discussion on the dynamics of the RCK this week’s tutorial will
not cover this set of exercises. Instead, Leandro will go over a twoperiod
version of the model and cover some remaining exercises from Practice Set
1.

January 19, 2012 
I have posted below the answers
to Practice Exercises – Set 1.

January 13, 2012 
I have posted the first
assignment below. This is due on Thursday February 9, at 9 a.m. (in class).

January 13, 2012 
I have posted the first set of
practice questions for Ch.1 below. These will be taken up by the TA in the
tutorial on Thursday, January 19.

January 13, 2012 
TA Office Hours The teaching assistant for the
course, Leandro Freyjeler, will hold his office
hours: Day/Time: Wednesdays, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Location: GE 40

January 7, 2012 
Our first class is on Tuesday, January 10.

Assignments
Assignment
2 Answers Excel File for
Q2
Practice Exercises