# Szabolcs DeĂˇk

Maths Camp for Economists, Fall 2023, University of Exeter

A first year MRes course that introduces students to the mathematical tools necessary for graduate studies and research in Economics.

Textbooks: Knut SydsĂ¦ter, Peter Hammond, Atle Seierstad, Arne StĂ¸rm *Further mathematics for economic analysis*, 2nd edition, Pearson (2008); M.H. DeGroot and M.J. Schervish, *Probability and statistics*, 4th edition, Pearson (2014)

Macroeconomics 2, Spring 2023-24, University of Exeter

A second year undergraduate course that introduces students to various monetary macro models and their applications to monetary policy.

Textbooks: A. Abel, B. Bernanke, and D. Croushore, *Macroeconomics*, 9th edition, Pearson (2016); S. Williamson, *Macroeconomics*, 6th edition, Pearson (2018); O. Blanchard, A. Amighini, F. Giavazzi, *Macroeconomics: A European Perspective*, 3rd edition, Prentice Hall (2017).

Research Methods I&II, 2020-2022, University of Exeter

A first year MRes course. The first term introduces students to the mathematical tools necessary for graduate studies and research in Economics. The second term introduces students to the basic numerical techniques used to solve and simulate non-linear economic models.

Textbooks: Knut SydsĂ¦ter, Peter Hammond, Atle Seierstad, Arne StĂ¸rm *Further mathematics for economic analysis*, 2nd edition, Pearson (2008); Kenneth Judd, *Numerical methods in economics*, MIT Press (1998)

Economics II, Spring 2020, University of Exeter

A first year undergraduate course that continues to provide the introduction to economics for undergraduates started in the module Economics I. It introduces the characteristics of economies using historical and cross-country comparisons across the major dimensions of economic performance (growth, inequality, stability).

Textbook: *The Economy*, CORE Econ (2017)

Optimization Techniques for Economists, Fall 2019-2023, University of Exeter

An MSc course that provides a thorough introduction to the techniques involved in unconstrained and constrained optimisation required to take MSc level Economics courses.

Textbook: Knut SydsĂ¦ter, Peter Hammond, Arne StĂ¸rm, and AndrĂ©s Carvajal, *Essential Mathematics for Economic Analysis*, 5th Edition, Pearson (2016)

Macroeconomics, Fall 2017, University of Surrey

An MSc course that introduces students to the tools of dynamic optimization to solve modern micro-founded macroeconomic models. Topics included dynamic optimization in both centralized and decentralized economies, consumption under uncertainty, consumption and risky assets, and the Solow growth model and its empirical applications.

Textbooks: M. Wickens, *Macroeconomic Theory: A Dynamic General Equilibrium Approach*, Princeton University Press (2008); D. Romer, *Advanced Macroeconomics*, 4th Edition, McGraw-Hill (2012)

Intermediate Macroeconomics 1, Fall 2018, University of Surrey

A second year undergraduate course that introduces students to the mainstream 3-equation monetary macro model and integrates the financial system into the model to analyze the finacial crisis of 2008.

Textbook: W. Carlin and D. Soskice, *Macroeconomics: Institutions, Instability, and the Financial System.* Oxford University Press (2014)

Macroeconomics, Fall 2017, University of Surrey

An MSc course that introduces students to the tools of dynamic optimization to solve modern micro-founded macroeconomic models. Topics included dynamic optimization in both centralized and decentralized economies, consumption under uncertainty, consumption and risky assets, and the Solow growth model and its empirical applications.

Textbooks: M. Wickens, *Macroeconomic Theory: A Dynamic General Equilibrium Approach*, Princeton University Press (2008); D. Romer, *Advanced Macroeconomics*, 4th Edition, McGraw-Hill (2012)

Topics in Macroeconomics, Spring 2017, University of Surrey

A final year undergraduate course that introduces students to the tools of dynamic optimization to solve modern micro-founded macroeconomic models. Topics included dynamic optimization in both centralized and decentralized economies, the Solow growth model, and R&D Models of Growth.

Textbooks: M. Wickens, *Macroeconomic Theory: A Dynamic General Equilibrium Approach*, Princeton University Press (2008); D. Romer, *Advanced Macroeconomics*, 4th Edition, McGraw-Hill (2012)

Topics in Macroeconomic Theory, Fall 2016-2017, University of Surrey

A second year PhD course that I co-taught with two other lecturers. I was delivering three lectures on Heterogeneous agent models based on my own notes and various papers.

Intermediate Macroeconomics 2, Spring 2013, University of Surrey

A second year undergraduate course that introduces students to the mainstream new Keynesian monetary macro model and its applications to monetary policy.

Textbook: P.B. SĂ¸rensen and H.J. Whitta-Jacobsen, *Introducing Advanced Macroeconomics: Growth and Business Cycles*, 2nd edition, McGraw-Hill (2010).