ECON5021 MACROECONOMIC THEORY I
This course covers state-of-art core materials of modern growth theories at the entry graduate level. The course is designed to equip students with the ability to understand economic growth through the lens of modern growth theories. The course focuses on long-run macroeconomic dynamics and discusses the driving forces behind economic growth. Throughout the course, several growth-related topics will be covered including (1) growth and development (level) accounting, (2) basic models of factor accumulation and technological change, (3) connections between stage of growth and structural change and finally (4) role of technology and money in economic growth.