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Introduction to Modern Economic Growth.

Author: Daron Acemoglu
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2011.
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Acemoglu, Daron.
Introduction to Modern Economic Growth.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daron Acemoglu
ISBN: 9781400835775 1400835771
OCLC Number: 781378599
Description: 1 online resource (1009 pages)
Contents: Cover; Preface; Part I: Introduction; 1: Economic Growth and Economic Development: The Questions; 2: The Solow Growth Model; 3: The SolowModel and the Data; 4: Fundamental Determinants of Differences in Economic Performance; Part Ii: Toward Neoclassical Growth; 5: Foundations of Neoclassical Growth; 6: Infinite-Horizon Optimization and Dynamic Programming; 7: An Introduction to the Theory of Optimal Control; Part Iii: Neoclassical Growth; 8: The Neoclassical Growth Model; 9: Growth with Overlapping Generations; 10: Human Capital and Economic Growth. 11: First-Generation Models of Endogenous GrowthPart Iv: Endogenous Technological Change; 12: Modeling Technological Change; 13: Expanding Variety Models; 14: Models of Schumpeterian Growth; 15: Directed Technological Change; Part V: Stochastic Growth; 16: Stochastic Dynamic Programming; 17: Stochastic Growth Models; Part Vi: Technology Diffusion, Trade, and Interdependences; 18: Diffusion of Technology; 19: Trade and Growth; Part Vii: Economic Development and Economic Growth; 20: Structural Change and Economic Growth; 21: Structural Transformations and Market Failures in Development. Part Viii: The Political Economy of Growth22: Institutions, Political Economy, and Growth; 23: Political Institutions and Economic Growth; Epilogue: Mechanics and Causes of Economic Growth; Part Ix: Mathematical Appendixes; A: Odds and Ends in Real Analysis and Applications to Optimization; B: Review of Ordinary Differential Equations; C: Brief Review of Dynamic Games; D: List of Theorems; References; Name Index; Subject Index.

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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 w.

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