Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (Master's Course) Division of Humanities and Social Sciences International Economic Development Program
Lecture Code WMH00401 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name Development Macroeconomics I
Subject Name
カイハツマクロケイザイガク I
Subject Name in
Development Macroeconomics I
ヨシダ ユウイチロウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Thur5-8:IDEC Large Conference Rm
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecures with handouts 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction E : English
Course Level 5 : Graduate Basic
Course Area(Area) 24 : Social Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 03 : Economics
Eligible Students
Keywords Development, Macroeconomics 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
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Criterion referenced
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Class Objectives
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This course aims to introduce standard macroeconomic theories which are necessary for analyzing economic development and public polices. 
Class Schedule week 1 Introduction
week 2 Mathematics for Macroeconomics 1: Static Optimization
week 3 Mathematics for Macroeconomics 2: Differential Equations
week 4 Mathematics for Macroeconomics 3: Dynamic Optimization
week 5  IS-LM Models
week 6 Solow Growth Model
week 7 Ramsey Model
week 8 Exam 
Mankiw, N. Gregory., Macroeconomics, 7th ed., Worth Publishers, 2009
Romer, David, Advanced Macroeconomics, 3rd ed., McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2005.
Kamien, M. I. and N. L. Schwartz, Dynamic Optimization: The Calculus of Variations and Optimal Control in Economics and Management, 2nd Ed., Elsevier Science Ltd., 1991. 
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no prerequisite 
Grading Method exams 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
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