Development Economics: Macroeconomics
By Robert Townsend
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Prof. Robert Townsend taught the first half of the course, 14.772 Development Economics: Macroeconomics from Spring 2013.
|1||VideoLecture 1: Finance, Growth, and Volatility||Prof. Townsend introduces the course to the students, explains the syllabus, and covers the topics of finance, growth, and volatility.||12/30/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoLecture 2: Micro-Founded Macro Models||This lecture covers economic research about micro-founded macro models.||12/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoLecture 3: Growth, TFP, and Inequality||In this lecture, Prof. Townsend explains growth, TFP, and financial market imperfections.||12/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoLecture 4: Growth, TFP, Domestic and International Capital Flows||In this lecture, Prof. Robert Townsend explains growth, TFP, domestic and international capital flows with other frictions in financial intermediation.||12/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoLecture 5: Measurement in Development||In this lecture, Prof. Townsend explains the methods of measurement in the field of development economics.||12/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoLecture 6: Insurance||In this lecture, Prof. Townsend discusses insurance as it relates to financial access and targeting to risk instruments.||12/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoLecture 7: Capital Asset Pricing||Prof. Robert Townsend discusses research methods and concepts about studying risk and return in village households.||12/30/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||VideoLecture 8: Macro Approaches to Consumption Smoothing and Risk Sharing||This lecture continues the topic of consumption smoothing.||12/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||VideoLecture 9: Labor and Development||In this lecture, Prof. Townsend discusses labor and development including the topics of sharing wage risk and labor and aggregation.||12/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||VideoLecture 10: Dynamic Financial Constraints||In this lecture, Prof. Townsend reviews the research about dynamic financial constraints.||12/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||VideoLecture 11: Evaluation of a Large Scale Microfinance Experiment||This lecture covers the research methods used to evaluate microcredit programs.||12/30/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||VideoLecture 12: From Reduced Form to Structural Evaluation||In this lecture, Prof. Townsend reviews research about financial infrastructure and impact.||12/10/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
- Category: Business
- Language: English
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