Video Lectures

The following short video clips of Professor Robert M. Townsend were taken in Spring 2013 as part of MIT's 14.772 course, Development Economics: Macroeconomic Issues.  The full length course -- including lectures, reading materials, and student research projects -- is available on MIT's OpenCourseWare site at http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/economics/14-772-development-economics-macroeconomics-spring-2013/

 

Finance, Volatility, and Growth

 

Applying an Applied General Equilibrium Approach in Development Economics

 

Goal of the General Equilibrium Development Approach

 

An Overview of Micro-Founded Macro Models

 

Overview of Measurement in Economics

 

Optimal Risk-Sharing