Advanced Macroeconomics

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McGraw-Hill Education, Mar 29, 2011 - Business & Economics - 736 pages
David Romer's Advanced Macroeconomics, 4e, continues its tradition as the standard text and the starting point for graduate macroeconomic courses and helps lay the groundwork for students to begin doing research in macroeconomics and monetary economics. Formal models are used to present and analyse key ideas and issues. The theoretical analysis is supplemented by examples of relevant empirical work, illustrating the ways that theories can be applied and tested. This well-respected and well-known text is unique in the marketplace.

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David Romer is the Royer Professor in Political Economy at the University of California, Berkeley, where he has been on the faculty since 1988. He is also co-director of the program in Monetary Economics at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He received his A.B. from Princeton University and his Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He has been a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 2006.
At Berkeley, he is a three-time recipient of the Graduate Economic Association’s distinguished teaching and advising awards; he received Berkeley’s Social Sciences Distinguished Teaching Award in 2013 2014. Much of his research focuses on monetary and fiscal policy; this work considers both the effects of policy on the economy and the determinants of policy. His other research interests include the foundations of price stickiness, empirical evidence on economic growth, and asset-price volatility. His most recent work is concerned with financial crises. He is married to Christina Romer, with whom he frequently collaborates. They have three children, Katherine, Paul, and Matthew.

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