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Economics Podcasts

June 9, 2022

Some quality podcast related to Economics.

How to Nail Academic Presentations

May 18, 2022

As a major presentation is coming, here are some BIG tips in giving presentations that I’ve learned. (the famous BIG 5)

Ranking of Journals in Economics

February 24, 2022

Aiming for the very top journals is what everybody does, but doing so may cost a lot of time and opportunities. On the other hand, you also don’t want to sel...

Tips and Advice for Economists

February 2, 2022

I came across a wonderful guide here, which contains very well-written general tips and advice for people who work in the field of economics. I was looking f...

Literature (7)

A production with Automation (Lankisch et al. 2019)

January 18, 2021

We reproduce the main results from Lankisch et al., 2019, which investigates a production with “kind-of” endogenized automation progress. Automation technolo...

Aggregate Productivity Growth Decomposition (part 1 of 2)

June 6, 2021

Part 1 introduces the theory behind Aggregate Productivity Growth decomposition. This model is vital to know how much technological progress and input reallo...

Aggregate Productivity Growth Decomposition (part 2 of 2)

June 7, 2021

Part 2 introduces the process of decomposing APG (aggregate productivity growth), taking Belgium as an example. Here, I tried to be as general and reproducib...

CES Production Function

April 27, 2022

To answer how a CES production function becomes Cobb-Douglas or Leontief.

Differential Fertility

October 11, 2021

Notes for the benchmark model of de la Croix’s endogenous fertility and education model. This post mostly consists of mathematical derivations and important ...

The Ramsey Model (p1)

February 20, 2022

This note compiles some essential techniques in solving the Ramsey model. At the moment, only solutions for households are included. I will consider more ext...

The Ramsey Model (p2)

February 20, 2022

In part 2, we deal with the continous-time version. First, we take a look at the Lagrangian method and then apply the insights to formulate a Hamiltonian sol...

Opinion (1)

Is MMT a theory?

January 6, 2020

The short answer is no.