International Macroeconomics (given in 2006 at HEC)
Tests took take place on
Monday 03/04 at 4.30pm (2h) find the exam here, and
Wednesday 05/04 at 9am (2h) find the exam here.
Problem sets: PS #1 to be discussed in week3 (to be handed in on Monday week 3)
PS #2 to be discussed in week 6 (to be handed in on Monday week 6)
Questions & Answers: here are answers to questions you have been asking
Mankiw, N. G. Macroeconomics (5th ed)
Burda and Wyplosz (2001), Macroeconomics: A European Approach, 3rd. ed, Oxford.
Lipsey and Chrystal (1999), Principles of Economics, 9th. Edition, Oxford Univ. Press.
Dornbusch, R., S. Fischer and R. Startz. Macroeconomics
Blanchard, O. Macroeconomics
You will find here various relevant articles which I will regularly update
From the Economist, links are now removed
Economic focus on the current account
The US current account deficit, origins and risks: 1, 2, 3, 4
In relation to China: 1
The Future of dollar
Japan’s monetary policy
Articles related to Problem Set 1 : Dark material, EMU, Convergence and Maastricht
Caves, R., J. Frankel and R. Jones. World Trade and Payments.
Krugman, P. and M. Obstfeld. International Economics (incl. Appendix 3 of chap 17)
Corden, W. M. Economic Policy, Exchange rates and the International System
Bliss, C. (1986). The rise and fall of the Dollar. Oxford Review of Economic and Policy
De Long, Macroeconomics, Wiley, 2002;
Sachs and Larrain, Macroeconomics in the Global Economy, Harvester Wheatsheaf 1993.
Miles and Scott, Macroeconomics, McGraw Hill, 2002.
Translations of the textbooks above exist, published in particular by Pearson Education.
You will also find that the Repères collection provides good overviews,
#359 La Balance des Paiements (Marc Raffinot & Baptiste Venet)
#426 L’Economie Mondiale (by CEPII, to get an update of what’s going on in the world)
#307 & 308 Macroéconomie by M. Aglietta