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Fall 2018 Classes

I will be teaching Introduction to Economics (ECON 100-01&02)
and Economic Development (ECON/AFS 336-01).

Introduction to Economics
Economics 100-01&02

Syllabus for Fall 2018 (n/a)

Roger LeRoy Miller, Daniel K. Benjamin, and Douglass C. North, THE ECONOMICS OF PUBLIC ISSUES, 20TH EDITION. Pearson, 2017.
ISBN-13: 978-0134531984

Robert H. Frank, Ben S. Bernanke, Kate Antonovics, and Ori Heffetz, PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS: A STREAMLINED APPROACH, 3RD EDITION. McGraw-Hill Education, 2017.
WARNING about purchasing materials


Economic Development
Economics/African Studies 336-01

Syllabus for Fall 2018 (n/a)

Required books available in the Brewer Bookstore
Theodore H. Moran.  FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT AND DEVELOPMENT: Launching a Second Generation of Policy Research: Avoiding the Mistakes of the First, Reevaluating Policies for Developed and Developing Countries, 2011.
ISBN-13: 978-0881326000 [ODY Reserves]
Katherine Boo, BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, Random House, 2012.
ISBN-13: 978-0812979329
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-13: 978-0452297562

Nina Munk, THE IDEALIST: Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty, Anchor, 2014.
ISBN-13: 978-0767929424

Required books available as FREE e-books

Easterly, William. R. THE ELUSIVE QUEST FOR GROWTH: economists' adventures and misadventures in the tropics. MIT Press, 2002.
ISBN: 978-0262550420
| Sakai pdf  |ODY Reserves | ProQuest EPUB |
Raj Nallari and Brenda Griffith. UNDERSTANDING GROWTH AND POVERTY:  Theory, Policy, and Empirics.  World Bank, 2011.
ISBN-13: 978-0821369531
| Sakai pdf | ODY Reserves | ProQuest EPUB |
J. Edward Taylor and Travis J. Lybbert,  ESSENTIALS OF DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS, 2nd EDITION, University of California Press, 2015.
ISBN-13: 978-0520283176
| Sakai pdf | Ebsco EPUB |
Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo. POOR ECONOMICS: a radical rethinking of the way to fight global poverty. Public Affairs, 2011.
ISBN: 978-1610390934
| Sakai pdf | ODY Reserves | ProQuest EPUB |
Paul Collier, THE BOTTOM BILLION:  Why the Poorest Countries Are Failing and What Can Be Done About It, Oxford University Press, 2008.
ISBN-13: 978-0195373387 |Brewer Bookstore |
| Sakai pdf | | ODY Reserves | ProQuest EPUB |

Theodore H. Moran.  HARNESSING FOREIGN DIRECT INVESTMENT FOR DEVELOPMENT: Policies for Developed and Developing Countries, PIIE, 2006. ISBN-13: 978-1933286099
| Sakai pdf | ODY Reserves |

Other required readings will be posted on Sakai.