Course description

Course Syllabus  updated

Slides from class presentations

Set 1  updated

FiPIt: Matlab code and user's guide for Mendoza (AER 2010)   updated

Set 2  updated

Set 3  updated

Set 4  updated

    Codes and handout for Bianchi-Liu-Mendoza (JIE 2016)  updated

(solution method slides for Bianchi-Mendoza (2018)

(solution method slides for Boz-Mendoza (2014))

Set 5 updated

Set 6 updated

Set 7 updated

Set 8 updated

Set 9


  1. First class: Monday, September 13, 2021 1:45PM-4:45PM, Room 625 PCPSE (please note that the first Monday after Penn starts is a holiday)
  2. Term paper proposals are due no later than October 15th, 2021
  3. Final version of term paper is due no later than March 11th, 2022
  4. Term paper presentations:  near the end of the term (tbd)

  5. Final Exam: Take-home exam assigned on Dec. 14th at 3pm, due on Dec. 17th no later than 12pm noon 

Schedule of term paper presentations