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Growth Theory and Convergence

Academic year: 2004/2005
Subject area code: 14.3
TITLE: Growth Theory and Convergence 
Lecturer(s) (name, surname): Barbara Liberda, Przemysław Gadomski
Title/ position: Professor,  instructor
ECTS: 5
University of Warsaw unit: Faculty of Economic Sciences 
Level: graduate
Duration: second semester
Number of hours per week: 2
Teaching method: series of lectures 
Course description: The aim of this lecture is to study the macroeconomic determinants of growth and convergence as well as the microeconomic foundations of growth and saving. The course concerns theoretical foundations of growth and also the empirical processes and trends that prove or undermine theories. The sphere of empirical analysis is international with a stronger weight given to the problems of growth and convergence in the economies of European Union as well as in Central and Eastern Europe.
Required reading: 1. Barro R., X. Sala-i-Martin, 1995, Economic Growth, MIT Press, 2. Mankiw N. G., D. Romer, D. Weil, “A Contribution to the Empirics of Economic Growth”, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1992, vol. 107, no. 2, pp. 407-37, 3. Temple J., “The New Growth Evidence”, Journal of Economic Literature, 1999, vol. 37, no. 1, pp. 112-56. 
Prerequisites:  
Assessment: Written exam or a paper 
Language of instruction: English
Contact person for further information (name, surname, e-mail, phone): Prof.Barbara Liberda  Ph. + 48 22 55 49 125 <Barbara.Liberda@uw.edu.pl>;  mgr Przemysław Gadomski <pgadomski@wne.uw.edu.pl>
Day, time, adress: Tuesdays, 9.45, Dluga 44/50, room 104
Website: http://www.wne.uw.edu.pl/~erasmus/courses.html

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