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Fall 2016 Classes

I will be teaching Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (ECON 252-01&02)
and Economic Development (ECON/AFS 336-01).

Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory
Economics 252-01&02

Syllabus for Fall 2016

N. Gregory Mankiw, MACROECONOMICS, 9th EDITION, Worth Publishers, 2016.
[ISBN: 978-14641-8289-1].
(Note: the 8th editon is a close substitute with different page numbers for similar text.)

 

Economic Development
Economics/African Studies 336-01

Syllabus for Fall 2016 (forthcoming)

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.

 

 

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