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 seven 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: Tuesdays 3.30-4.30pm and Wednesdays 10.30-11.30am
Daniel: Thursdays 12-1pm
Brian: Thursdays 5.45-6.45pm and Fridays 4.30-5.30pm
Pablo: Wednesdays 11am-1pm
Delong: Tuesdays 5.30-7.30pm
Chang: Mondays 10-11am and Tuesdays 9-10am
Andreea: Fridays 11am-12pm and 2-3pm
Verma: Fridays 10am-12pm
William (Yu): Fridays 2-4pm
Luigi: Tuesdays 11.25am-1.25pm


Course Documents:

Map to Greenhouse
Course Outline
Course Syllabus

Lecture Slides:
Lecture 1
Lecture 2
Lecture 3 (Papageorge)
Lecture 4
Lecture 5
Lecture 6
Lecture 7

Problem Sets, Exams, and Solutions:
Problem Set 1
Problem Set 1 Solutions
Problem Set 2

Additional Readings:
Reading for lecture 4
Additional reading for lecture 4

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