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Course, academic year 2023/2024
Economic Growth - AP501004
Title: Economic Growth
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: Central University Departments of UCT Prague
Actual: from 2021
Semester: both
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 3/0, other [HT]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unknown (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course is intended for doctoral students only
can be fulfilled in the future
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Pošta Vít doc. Ing. Ph.D.
Annotation -
The course is focused on the analysis of long-run economic growth from the point of view of the neoclassical model, which is extended by the models of endogenous growth. The course turns the spotlight especially on the role of new technologies, education and environment in the process of economic growth.
Last update: Pošta Vít (05.12.2020)
Literature -

Aghion, P., Howitt, P. (2009) The Economics of Growth. MIT Press. ISBN 978-0-262-01263-8

Acemoglu, D. (2009) Introduction to Modern Economic Growth. Princeton University Press. ISBN 978-0-691-13292-1

Scientific papers related especially to the empirics of the issues discussed in the course.

Last update: Pošta Vít (05.12.2020)
Syllabus -

1) Solow-Swan model

2) Solow-Swan model: empirics

3) AK model

4) AK model: empirics

5) Endogenous technological changes

6) Endogenous technological changes: empirics

7) Technological transfer and economic growth

8) Technological transfer and economic growth: empirics

9) General-purpose technologies and economic growth

10) General-purpose technologies and economic growth: empirics

11) Economic growth and education

12) Economic growth and education: empirics

13) Economic growth and environment

14) Economic growth and environment: empirics

Last update: Pošta Vít (05.12.2020)
Course completion requirements -

The course is concluded by a scientific discussion about a presented paper that is related to one or more topics of the course and at the same time to the doctoral dissertation.

Last update: Pošta Vít (05.12.2020)