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ECO3101H1S Topics in Macroeconomic Theory

This course aims to familiarize the students with frontier research at the intersection of macroeconomics, finance, and industrial organization both theoretically and empirically, and to provide them with the necessary tools and exposure to come up with novel research ideas and execute them successfully. Particular emphasis will be given to topics such as firm and industry dynamics, innovation, oligopolistic competition, M&A, endogenous growth theory, and structural corporate finance. Technical topics such as continuous time optimization and estimating models using simulations (SMM) and indirect inference will also be covered. Students will have opportunities to present and discuss their research ideas in their personal areas of interest and receive feedback. Additional topics may be covered based on students' interests.

Section L0101, Winter 2023–24

Instructor: Murat Celik
Day/time: M5-7

Delivery Method & Instructions: In Person

Location: GE100