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Prof. Robert Townsend taught the first half of the course, 14.772 Development Economics: Macroeconomics from Spring 2013.

Development Economics: Macroeconomics MIT

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Prof. Robert Townsend taught the first half of the course, 14.772 Development Economics: Macroeconomics from Spring 2013.

    • video
    Lecture 1: Finance, Growth, and Volatility

    Lecture 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.

    • 1 hr 16 min
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    Lecture 2: Micro-Founded Macro Models

    Lecture 2: Micro-Founded Macro Models

    This lecture covers economic research about micro-founded macro models.

    • 1 hr 24 min
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    Lecture 3: Growth, TFP, and Inequality

    Lecture 3: Growth, TFP, and Inequality

    In this lecture, Prof. Townsend explains growth, TFP, and financial market imperfections.

    • 1 hr 23 min
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    Lecture 4: Growth, TFP, Domestic and International Capital Flows

    Lecture 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.

    • 1 hr 22 min
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    Lecture 5: Measurement in Development

    Lecture 5: Measurement in Development

    In this lecture, Prof. Townsend explains the methods of measurement in the field of development economics.

    • 1 hr 22 min
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    Lecture 6: Insurance

    Lecture 6: Insurance

    In this lecture, Prof. Townsend discusses insurance as it relates to financial access and targeting to risk instruments.

    • 1 hr 23 min

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