180.101 -- Elements of Macroeconomics

This course introduces students to macroeconomics and its applications. There are two fifty minute lectures each week. In addition, students meet once a week in small sections led by teaching assistants. The sections mainly review lectures and problems, but new material is presented occasionally. There are two mid-terms, a final exam, and three problem sets.

Time/Location: Wednesday & Friday 9:00-9:50am, Hodson 110
Instructor: Robert J. Barbera
Office: Wyman Park Building 594
Office Hours: Wednesday 1:30PM-3:30PM, Thursday 1:30PM- 3:30PM, or by appointment; in Wyman Park Building 594
E-mail: rjb46@jhu.edu

TA Office Hours: All TA office hours are held in the Greenhouse. See the link under Course Documents for directions.
Prerna: Mondays 4-5pm
Pavel: Fridays 2-3pm
Raul: Mondays10.30-11.30am
Burak: Tuesdays 11am-12pm
Yun: Tuesdays 8.30-9.30am
Harold: Tuesdays 8.30-9.30am
Lalit: Thursdays 11am-12pm
Nic: Mondays 5-6pm
Luigi: Modays 2-3pm
Derin: Mondays 10.45-11.45am
Edmund: Tuesdays 8.15-9.15am


Course Documents:

Map to Greenhouse
Course Outline

Lecture Slides:

Lecture 1
Lecture 2
Lecture 3
Lecture 4 (Papageorge)
Lecture 5
Lecture 6
Lecture 7
Lecture 8
Lecture 9
Lecture 10
Lecture 11
Lecture 12
Lecture 13
Lecture 14 (Faust)

Problem Sets, Exams, and Solutions:

Problem Set 1
Problem Set 1 Solutions

Problem Set 2

Midterm 1 2015
Midterm 1 2015 Solutions

Midterm 1
Midterm 1 Solutions

Additional Readings:

RJB notes for lecture 5
RJB notes for lecture 7
RJB notes for lecture 8
RJB notes for lecture 9
RJB notes for lecture 13 - The World of Finance

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