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Fall 2014 Classes
I will be teaching Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (ECON 252) as well as Economic Development (ECON/AFS 336).
Economics 252-01 & 252-02
Andrew B. Abel, Ben S. Bernanke, and Dean Croushore, MACROECONOMICS, 8th EDITION, PLUS NEW MyEconLab with eText -- Access Card Package, Pearson, 2014. [ISBN: 978-0133407921]
Purchase of the above
Access Card Package
or purchase of a stand-alone access card for MyEconLab is required.
Alternatives? After class begins in August you may purchase one of the following directly from MyEconLab:
MyEconLab WITH Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for MACROECONOMICS, 8th EDITION ($127.33 - No hardcopy textbook needed).
MyEconLab WITHOUT Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for MACROECONOMICS, 8th EDITION ($60.00 - additional purchase of a used hardcopy 8th Edition text needed).
Economics/African Studies 336-01
Julie Schaffner, DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS: THEORY, EMPIRICAL RESEARCH, AND POLICY ANALYSIS, John Wiley & Sons, 2014.
Katherine Boo, BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS: LIFE ,DEATH, AND HOPE IN A MUMBAI UNDERCITY, Random House, 2012.
Paul Collier, THE BOTTOM BILLION: WHY THE POOREST COUNTRIES ARE FAILING AND WHAT CAN BE DONE ABOUT IT, Oxford University Press, 2008.
Theodore H. Moran. FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT AND DEVELOPMENT: LAUNCHING A SECOND GENERATION OF POLICY RESEARCH, Peterson Institute for International Economics, 2011. [ISBN-13: 978-0881326000]
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.
Nina Munk, THE IDEALIST: JEFFREY SACHS AND THE QUEST TO END POVERTY, Doubleday, 2013.
[ISBN-13: 978-0385525817] Hardcover: the paperback edition available September 9, 2014.
The book below is available as a free pdf file. Raj Nallari and Breda Griffith, UNDERSTANDING GROWTH AND POVERTY: THEORY, POLICY, AND EMPIRICS, World Bank, 2011. [ISBN-13: 978-0821369531] Other required readings will be posted on Sakai.
Spring and Summer 2014
I am on sabbatical:
No classes and no supervision of student projects or fellowships.
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: