Models of economic growth and fluctuations in the medium to long run. Neoclassical and endogenous growth theories and tests of these theories. Roles of capital, human capital, resources and technology in determining growth rates and income levels in different countries. Additional topics may include: the environment and limits to growth, welfare, theories of the business cycle, effects of demography and social security, international flows of capital, labour and knowledge.
Pre- or Co-requisites:
- ECON 345 or ECON 365; and
- ECON 351; and
- one of ECON 225, ENGL 135 with a minimum grade of B+, ENGL 146 with a minimum grade of B+, ENGL 147 with a minimum grade of B+, ENGR 240.