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Macroeconomics 2017Q2 Wiki

This Wiki collects useful information for the course, mainly for homework assignments.


Computer Lab


Every machine is different and it's very difficult to generalize. Please ask on Slack if you have any trouble with your computer. The lecturer or TA will try to help you.

Join rokkoecon slack team and ask for an invitation to the course channel (#ma17q2).

Tutorial Videos

by Akira Matsui

Useful Materials

Good Practices

Be aware that your computer is different from my computer and from many others. So, please provide information about your working environment when you post a question.

R has a convenience function sessionInfo() for this purpose. Here is the information about my mac. I ran the command sessionInfo() at the R console and copied and pasted. It takes less than 5 seconds so please do this.

> sessionInfo()
R version 3.4.0 (2017-04-21)
Platform: x86_64-apple-darwin15.6.0 (64-bit)
Running under: OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Matrix products: default
BLAS: /System/Library/Frameworks/Accelerate.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/vecLib.framework/Versions/A/libBLAS.dylib
LAPACK: /System/Library/Frameworks/Accelerate.framework/Versions/A/Frameworks/vecLib.framework/Versions/A/libLAPACK.dylib

[1] en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8/C/en_US.UTF-8/en_US.UTF-8

attached base packages:
[1] stats     graphics  grDevices utils     datasets  methods   base     

loaded via a namespace (and not attached):
[1] compiler_3.4.0 tools_3.4.0   
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