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Hans Gersbach: Katalogdaten im Herbstsemester 2018

NameHerr Prof. Dr. Hans Gersbach
LehrgebietMakroökonomie: Innovation und Politik
Adresse
Makroökonomie, Gersbach
ETH Zürich, ZUE D 7
Zürichbergstrasse 18
8092 Zürich
SWITZERLAND
Telefon+41 44 632 82 80
Fax+41 44 632 18 30
E-Mailhgersbach@ethz.ch
DepartementManagement, Technologie und Ökonomie
BeziehungOrdentlicher Professor

NummerTitelECTSUmfangDozierende
363-0562-01LEconomics of Innovation and Growth3 KP2GM.‑C. Riekhof, H. Gersbach
KurzbeschreibungOverview how the world has developed. Understanding the role of innovation and institutions for economic growth. Discussion of policies to foster innovation and growth.
LernzielThere are three goals of the lecture. First, understanding how the world has developed over the last centuries and the proximate and fundamental causes of economic growth. Second, understanding and applying the basic models of economic growth. Third, discussion of policies to foster innovation and growth to reduce the large wealth differences in the world.
Inhalt1. Introduction

2. Neoclassical Growth Theory

3. Innovations and Growth (New Growth Theory)

4. Growth Policy and Fundamental Causes for Growth
SkriptThe transparencies used in the lectures will be distributed to the participants.
LiteraturCore literature:

1.Acemoglu, D. (2009): Introduction to Modern Economic Growth. Princeton University Press, Cambridge MA.

2. Barro, R.J. and X. Sala-i-Martin (2004): Economic Growth. MIT Press.

3. Aghion P. and P. Howitt (1998): Endogenous Growth Theory. MIT Press.

4. Aghion P. and S. Durlauf (eds. 2005): Handbook of Economic Growth. Elsevier, chapter 6.


Additional literature:

6. Romer, D. (2001): Advanced Macroeconomics. McGraw-Hill, chapters 1 and 3.

5. Bretschger, L. (1999): Growth Theory and Sustainable Development. Edward Elgar.

7. Romer, P. (1990): Endogenous Technological Change, Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 98(5).

8. Aghion, P. and P. Howitt (1992):A Model of Endogenous Growth through Creative Destruction. Econometrica, Vol. 60(2).

9. Lucas, R. (1988): On the Mechanics of Economic Development, Journal of Monetary Economics, Vol. 22.

10. Rebelo, S. (1991): Long-Run Policy Analysis and Long-Run Growth. Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 99(3).

11. Piketty, T. (2014): Capital in the Tewnty-First Century. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.
364-0531-00LCER-ETH Research Seminar0 KP2SH. Gersbach, A. Bommier, L. Bretschger
KurzbeschreibungForschungsseminar des Center of Economic Research CER-ETH
LernzielVerständnis der aktuell führenden Forschung in den Gebieten der CER-ETH Professuren.
InhaltReferate zu aktuellen Forschungsergebnissen aus den Bereichen Ressourcen- und Umweltökonomie, theoretische und angewandte Wachstums- und Aussenwirtschaftstheorie sowie Energie- und Innovationsökonomie von in- und ausländischen Gastreferierenden sowie von ETH-internen Referierenden.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesBitte spezielle Ankündigungen beachten.

Studierende des GESS-Pflichtwahlfachs sollten sich vor Beginn mit der Seminarleitung in Verbindung setzen.
364-0556-00LDoctoral Workshop: Astute Modelling Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen
Prerequisite: Students are expected to attend the cours 364-0559-00L "Dynamic Macroeconomics (Doctoral Course)", before registering for this workshop.
3 KP1GH. Gersbach
KurzbeschreibungIn this workshop, ongoing research is presented and the criteria and guidelines for astute modelling of economic, political, and social situations are discussed.
LernzielWe will learn how to craft models, how to present our own research and improve our analytical skills.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesStudents are expected to attend the doctoral course "Macroeconomic Dynamics" before registering for this workshop.
364-0559-00LDynamic Macroeconomics (Doctoral Course) Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen 3 KP2VH. Gersbach
KurzbeschreibungDynamic models and workhorses in macroeconomics
LernzielIn this doctoral course, we learn dynamic general equilibrium theory and the basic workhorses in macroeconomics. After the course the participants will be able to speak the Arrow-Debreu and recursive language and apply the frameworks to interesting issues in Growth, Public Finance, Monetary Theory and Banking.
Inhalt1. Introduction
2. The Arrow-Debreu Approach and Sequential Markets
3. The Neoclassical Growth Model and the Representative Agent Model
4. Mathematical Background
5. Frictions and Banking
5.1 Overview
5.2 Banks in Macroeconomic Models
5.3 Ramsey cum Banks: General Equilibrium with Banks and Outside Equity
6. Overlapping Generations Models and Models with Heterogenous Agents
7. Debates
7.1 Theory of Piketty
7.2 High Bank Equity Requirements
364-0581-00LMicroeconomics Seminar (ETH/UZH)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: DOEC6089

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
0 KP2SH. Gersbach
KurzbeschreibungResearch Seminar
research papers of leading researchers in Microeconomics are presented and discussed
LernzielResearch Seminar
research papers of leading researchers in Microeconomics are presented and discussed
InhaltInvited Speakers present current research in Microeconomics
364-1058-00LRisk Center Seminar Series Belegung eingeschränkt - Details anzeigen
Maximale Teilnehmerzahl: 50
0 KP2SB. Stojadinovic, D. Basin, A. Bommier, D. N. Bresch, L.‑E. Cederman, P. Cheridito, H. Gersbach, H. R. Heinimann, M. Larsson, G. Sansavini, F. Schweitzer, D. Sornette, B. Sudret, U. A. Weidmann, S. Wiemer, M. Zeilinger, R. Zenklusen
KurzbeschreibungThis course is a mixture between a seminar primarily for PhD and postdoc students and a colloquium involving invited speakers. It consists of presentations and subsequent discussions in the area of modeling complex socio-economic systems and crises. Students and other guests are welcome.
LernzielParticipants should learn to get an overview of the state of the art in the field, to present it in a well understandable way to an interdisciplinary scientific audience, to develop novel mathematical models for open problems, to analyze them with computers, and to defend their results in response to critical questions. In essence, participants should improve their scientific skills and learn to work scientifically on an internationally competitive level.
InhaltThis course is a mixture between a seminar primarily for PhD and postdoc students and a colloquium involving invited speakers. It consists of presentations and subsequent discussions in the area of modeling complex socio-economic systems and crises. For details of the program see the webpage of the colloquium. Students and other guests are welcome.
SkriptThere is no script, but a short protocol of the sessions will be sent to all participants who have participated in a particular session. Transparencies of the presentations may be put on the course webpage.
LiteraturLiterature will be provided by the speakers in their respective presentations.
Voraussetzungen / BesonderesParticipants should have relatively good mathematical skills and some experience of how scientific work is performed.
364-1090-00LResearch Seminar in Contract Theory, Banking and Money (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: DOEC0732

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
https://www.uzh.ch/cmsssl/en/studies/application/mobilitaet.html
3 KP2SH. Gersbach, Uni-Dozierende
KurzbeschreibungRecent developments in the fields of contract theory, finance, banking, money and macroeconomics.
LernzielUnderstanding recent developments in the fields of contract theory, finance, banking and macroeconomics.
851-0735-09LWorkshop & Lecture Series on the Law & Economics of Innovation Information 2 KP2SS. Bechtold, H. Gersbach, A. Heinemann
KurzbeschreibungThis series is a joint project by ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich. It provides an overview of interdisciplinary research on intellectual property, innovation, antitrust and technology policy. Scholars from law, economics, management and related fields give a lecture and/or present their current research. All speakers are internationally well-known experts from Europe, the U.S. and beyond.
LernzielAfter the workshop and lecture series, participants should be acquainted with interdisciplinary approaches towards intellectual property, innovation, antitrust and technology policy research. They should also have an overview of current topics of international research in these areas.
InhaltThe workshop and lecture series will present a mix of speakers who represent the wide range of current social science research methods applied to intellectual property, innovation, antitrust policy and technology policy issues. In particular, theoretical models, empirical and experimental research as well as legal research methods will be represented.
SkriptPapers discussed in the workshop and lecture series are posted in advance on the course web page.
LiteraturWilliam Landes / Richard Posner, The Economic Structure of Intellectual Property Law, 2003
Suzanne Scotchmer, Innovation and Incentives, 2004
Peter Menell / Suzanne Scotchmer: Intellectual Property Law, in: Polinsky / Shavell (eds.), Handbook of Law and Economics, Volume 2, Amsterdam 2007, pp. 1471-1570
Bronwyn Hall / Nathan Rosenberg (eds.), Handbook of the Economics of Innovation, 2 volumes, Amsterdam 2010
Bronwyn Hall / Dietmar Harhoff, Recent Research on the Economics of Patents, 2011
Robert Litan (ed.), Handbook on Law, Innovation and Growth, Cheltenham 2011
Paul Belleflamme / Martin Peitz, Industrial Organization: Markets and Strategies, Cambridge, 2nd edition 2015
Einer Elhauge / Damien Geradin, Global Competition Law and Economics, 2nd edition 2011
Martin Peitz / Joel Waldfogel, The Oxford Handbook of the Digital Economy, Oxford 2012
September 2013 issue of the Journal of Industrial Economics, available at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joie.2013.61.issue-3/issuetoc
Stefan Bechtold, Law and Economics of Copyright and Trademark on the Internet, in: Durlauf/Blume (eds.), The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, online edition, Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, available at http://www.dictionaryofeconomics.com/article?id=pde2013_L000245
Robert Merges, Economics of Intellectual Property Law, in Parisi (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Law & Economics, Volume 2, 2017