Macroeconomics, 2 questions
1. What are the main tenets of Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium models of business cycles? How useful is this approach for our understanding of business cycles?
2.How does the New Endogenous Growth Theory analyse the role of technical progress, innovation and entrepreneurial effort in decentralised market economies? Explain and discuss with reference to at least one of the R&D models of endogenous growth.
Microeconomics, 2 questions
1. Compare and contrast the transaction cost theory with the team production theory of the firm.
2. Evaluate the contention that endogenous technological change is incompatible with perfect competition.