My Perspective on Macroeconomics workshop is split into two presentations:
- Macro Trends – this provides an overview of the global economy and a discussion of current critical uncertainties.
- Macro Models – this integrates ecological concerns wirth standard economics, providing an overview of how macroeconomists model the economy and how those methods and models relate to climate issues.
You can find the latest global growth forecasts from the institutions mentioned in the lecture here:
Some additional readings:
- Yandle, B., “Experts are Making Their Bets on Inflation. Here’s Mine.” November 23rd 2021
Some spinning donuts:
Yes! At last… Watch national Doughnuts changing over time. Published today: 150 countries, 1992-2015. Eye-opening & powerful work by @AndrewLFanning & coauthors. Check out the website – an incredible teaching resource… https://t.co/8D59jZ9TMp pic.twitter.com/PwMYZwHc3g
— Kate Raworth (@KateRaworth) November 18, 2021
The three types of macro policy:
Be cautious about economic forecasts:
And recognise that industry shocks can be just as important as macro shocks:
Two lectures on methods: