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Fall 2015 Classes

I will be teaching Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (ECON 252-01), Economic Development (ECON/AFS 336-01), and SYE Honors Seminar (ECON 495-01).

Economics 252-01

Syllabus for Fall 2015

N. Gregory Mankiw, MACROECONOMICS, 9th EDITION, Worth Publishers, 2016.
[ISBN: 978-14641-8289-1]

 

Economics/African Studies 336-01

Syllabus for Fall 2015

J. Edward Taylor and Travis J. Lybber, ESSENTIALS OF DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS, 2nd EDITION, University of California Press, 2015. [ISBN: 978-0-5202-8317-6] 

Katherine Boo, BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS: LIFE ,DEATH, AND HOPE IN A MUMBAI UNDERCITY, Random House, 2012.
[ISBN: 978-0-8129-7932-9]

Paul Collier, THE BOTTOM BILLION: WHY THE POOREST COUNTRIES ARE FAILING AND WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT, Oxford University Press, 2008.
[ISBN: 978-0-1953-7338-7]

Theodore H. Moran. FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT AND DEVELOPMENT: LAUNCHING A SECOND GENERATION OF POLICY RESEARCH, Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2011.
[ISBN: 978-0-8813-2600-0]

Dean Karlan and Jacob Appel, MORE THAN GOOD INTENTIONS: IMPROVING THE WAYS THE WORLD'S POOR BORROW, SAVE, FARM, LEARN, AND STAY HEALTHY, Plume, 2012.
[ISBN: 978-0-4522-9756-2]

Nina Munk, THE IDEALIST: JEFFREY SACHS AND THE QUEST TO END POVERTY, Anchor, 2014.
[ISBN: 978-0-7679-2942-4].

The books below are available as free pdf files on Sakai.

Raj Nallari and Breda Griffith, UNDERSTANDING GROWTH AND POVERTY:  THEORY, POLICY, AND EMPIRICS, World Bank, 2011.
[ISBN: 978-0-8213-6953-1]

Theodore H. Moran. HARNESSING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT: POLICIES FOR DEVELOPED AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2006.
[ISBN: 978-1-9332-8609-9]

Other required readings will be posted on Sakai.

 

Economics 495-01

Deirdre McCloskey, ECONOMICAL WRITING, 2nd EDITION, Waveland Press, 2000.
[ISBN: 978-1-5776-6063-7]

Steven A. Greenlaw, DOING ECONOMICS: A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING AND CARRYING OUT RESEARCH, South-Western College Pub, 2005.
[ISBN: 978-0-6183-7983-5]

 

CIIS Fellows Program: China Summer '07

We finally finished reporting on our summer trip to study the impacts of globalization on labor conditions in China. To see what we did, please go to our website:

http://china07.wordpress.com

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