Introduction to Modern Economic Growth


ISBN: 9780691132921
Código de barras: 9780691132921
Editorial: Princeton University
Edición: 1a
Año: 2009
Autor: Daron Acemoglu
Tiempo de entrega: 3 a 5 días hábiles
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Introduction to Modern Economic Growth is a groundbreaking text from one of today’s leading economists. Daron Acemoglu gives graduate students not only the tools to analyze growth and related macroeconomic problems, but also the broad perspective needed to apply those tools to the big-picture questions of growth and divergence. And he introduces the economic and mathematical foundations of modern growth theory and macroeconomics in a rigorous but easy to follow manner.

After covering the necessary background on dynamic general equilibrium and dynamic optimization, the book presents the basic workhorse models of growth and takes students to the frontier areas of growth theory, including models of human capital, endogenous technological change, technology transfer, international trade, economic development, and political economy. The book integrates these theories with data and shows how theoretical approaches can lead to better perspectives on the fundamental causes of economic growth and the wealth of nations.

Innovative and authoritative, this book is likely to shape how economic growth is taught and learned for years to come.

Introduces all the foundations for understanding economic growth and dynamic macroeconomic analysis

Focuses on the big-picture questions of economic growth

Provides mathematical foundations

Presents dynamic general equilibrium

Covers models such as basic Solow, neoclassical growth, and overlapping generations, as well as models of endogenous technology and international linkages

Addresses frontier research areas such as international linkages, international trade, political economy, and economic development and structural change

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