3credit hoursCore course in macroeconomic theory for students pursuing an M.A. in Economics. First part focuses on long-run economic growth. Topics include exogenous and endogenous growth theory, overlapping generations models, and the neoclassical growth model. Second part focuses on short-run economic fluctuations. Topics include real business cycle theory, traditional Keynesian theories, and New Keynesian models featuring rational expectation. Mathematical models used to address competing theories; comfort with multivariate calculus and linear algebra essential.