Advanced Macroeconomics I

Part II: Investment and Consumption under Uncertainty


Winter 2011 (2nd term 2010/11)


Thijs van Rens


Barcelona Graduate School of Economics

UPF Graduate Program in Economics, Finance and Management





The first half of this course is taught by Gino Gancia.



Lectures and practice session:


Tuesday, 13:00 - 15:00, room 40.063

Thursday, 15:00 - 17:00, room 40.063


Practice session: TBA



Office hours:


Friday morning, by email appointment (



Problem sets:


Problem sets are posted on Thursday after class, and are due in class on Tuesday.


Problem set 1 Due on Tuesday February 22 at 13:00

Matlab codes


Problem set 2 Due on Tuesday March 2 at 13:00


Problem set 3 Due on Tuesday March 8 at 13:00


Problem set 4 Due on Tuesday March 15 at 13:00

Matlab code 1 2


Problem set 5 Not to be handed in, just for practice





Exam questions



Official grading guidelines




Course website Fall 2006



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