Econ 244, Spring 2018
José Víctor Ríos Rull

1 Office hours Monday April 30 are from 5pm to 6pm

2 The last midterm is Tuesday May 8 from 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. in MCNB 286-7. The material to cover is all the stuff we have seen since the second midterm including social security.

3 There are a couple of minor updates to Climate Change Slides on Wed 25. I corrected another type and, as asked, added a description of the meaning of energy related variables in the planner’s problem

4 Diary of classes

5 Teaching Climate Change

6 Handout Climate Change

7 Hassler and Krusell (2015): The Climate and the Economy

8 New slides for corrective Taxation (Pigou Taxes)

9 Syllabus

10 Teaching Slides updated <2018-04-1 Mon>

11 Slides in Handout format updated <2018-04-1 Mon>

12 Lecture Notes Main part

13 Gokhale’s (2013): Spending Beyond Our Means

14 Job Opportunity


The Office of Student Disabilities Services (SDS) is seeking a note taker for this course. The successful candidate will be required to upload her/his/their notes to Penn + Box. The payment is $7.80 per class hour. Prior experience with note taking, either with SDS or with another department at Penn, is preferred but not required. Computer/laptop notes are preferred (if allowed by faculty), but not required.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application at this link: . We will email those who are selected with an invitation to a

30-minute Orientation session.

If you have any questions, please email: and write “Note taker” in the subject line. Thank you from the SDS staff!

Author: José Víctor Ríos Rull

Created: 2019-01-15 Tue 19:34