Economic Growth and Development

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This is the webpage for the Summer 2020 iteration of Economic Growth and Development.

  • The syllabus is available here. If you have a question about the course, an assignment, due dates, etc… PLEASE CHECK THE SYLLABUS AS WELL AS THE ANNOUNCEMENTS BELOW BEFORE SENDING ME AN EMAIL!

  • You can download the course readings here. You should have received the dropbox folder password in an email from me.

  • You can download the course video lectures here. You should have received the dropbox folder password in an email from me. I’ll post the first video lecture on June 1 or 2 (I’ll notify you with an email when I post lectures).

  • You can download the course homework assignments here. I will post the first homework assignment on June 8. You should have received the dropbox folder password in an email from me.

Some Announcements

  • Here is the link to the lecture slides for Week 9 (Inequality). You will need the slides to have access to the links to the embedded videos.

  • If you’re not able to make it to the Wednesday 5pm live Zoom meetings, I’m recording them. Here they are:

Recording of June 3 Meeting

Recording of June 10 Meeting

Recording of June 17 Meeting

Recording of June 24 Meeting

Recording of July 1 Meeting

Recording of July 15 Meeting

Recording of July 22 Meeting

Recording of July 29 Meeting

  • I’ve made a video explaining exponential growth rates and pandemics. You can download or view it here (if you watch closely you can see me making a mistake when pulling a growth rate off the web—the math is correct though). You should also check out this video and this one. Here’s a very useful webpage with up to date information on COVID-19.