Intermediate Macroeconomics

Dr. Todd Richard Yarbrough

Lecture 1 -- Closed Economy in the Short-Run

Lecture 2 -- The Market for Money: Interest Rates, Money Demand, and Central Banks

Lecture 3 - IS-LM Framework

Lecture 4 -- Labor Market

Lecture 5 -- AS-AD Framework

Data Report #1 Instructions

Problem Set #1

Problem Set #1 Solutions

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Data Report #2 Instructions

Lecture 6 -- Natural Rate of Unemployment

Readings: Blanchard 8; Piketty 1

Lecture 7 -- In-class Discussion of Recession

Readings: Blanchard 9,10; Piketty 2,3,4,5

Lecture 8 -- Growth, Production, and Technology

Readings -- Blanchard 10,11,12,13; Piketty 6,7,8,9, 10,11,12

Problem Set #2[SOLUTIONS]

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Lecture 9 -- More on Growth

Lecture 10 -- Investment

Lecture 11 -- Expectations: Part I and Part II

Lecture 12 -- Exchange Rates: Part III and Part IV

Readings: Blanchard 14-21; Piketty 13-16

Problem Set #3