The Economics Department

Andreas I. Mueller


Associate ProfessorPh.D., IIES, Stockholm University

Andreas I. Mueller

Contact

  • Phone: 512-232-3894
  • Office: 3.134L
  • Office Hours: Fall 2019 | Th 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
  • Campus Mail Code: C3100

Biography


Andreas I. Mueller is an Associate Professor at the Department of Economics at UT Austin. Prior to joining UT Austin, he was an Associate Professor at Columbia Business School. Mueller received his doctorate from the IIES, Stockholm University, and was awarded the Arnbergska Prize for his dissertation work by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. His research spans a broad spectrum of issues in macroeconomics, labor economics, and monetary economics and has been published in leading academic journals such as the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy and the Journal of Labor Economics, and covered in the Economist, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. Professor Mueller is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), a Research Affiliate at the Center for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and a Research Fellow at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).

Courses


ECO 320L • Macroeconomic Theory

33660 • Fall 2019
Meets TTH 9:30AM-11:00AM WAG 201

THEORY OF THE DETERMINATION OF NATIONAL INCOME, EMPLOYMENT, AND THE PRICE LEVEL, WITH POLICY IMPLICATIONS. REQUIRED OF STUDENTS MAJORING IN ECONOMICS.

PREREQUISITE: ECONOMICS 420K WITH A GRADE OF AT LEAST C-.

The purpose of this course is to further students' understanding of the central ideas of macroeconomics.  We will study long-run economic growth and short-run economic fluctuations.  Once we have a basic understanding of these phenomena, we will discuss the main macroeconomic tools of the government, fiscal policy and monetary policy.  By the end of the semester, students should be able to critically read articles on current economic issues that appear in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Economist.

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