Econ 2260: International Economics

Econ 2260: International Economics

Syllabus

Econ 2260 CET 2019Econ2260Syllabus_04_29_19

Readings

(1) Pax Americana (Paul Krugman)Opinion _ Killing the Pax Americana - The New York Times

(2) Radford’s POW camp POWCampRadford

(3)* Want more introductory material? Intro chapter Intro chapter

(4)* Want more on Endowment Economy? Chapter 4 End. Economy Chapter 4

(5)* Want more on Arbitrage? Chapter 5 arbitrage Chapter 5 arbitrage

(6) Tariffs, saving, investment:  A little macro, aka the hot potato approachHotPotato_06_03_19BHotPotato_12_07_19F

(7) Comparative advantage: ComparativeAdvantageSM

(7a) Notes on CA:CANotes_07_4_19wCESM

(8)* Need more?  SMchapternewSept192007rap

(9) Policy: WhattheywantwhattheygetPolicyB_07_08_19

(9a) The China shock (up to section 3) AutorEtAlTradeBad

(10) Macro Macro1Macro1_06_28_18

(10A) Foreign Exchange abbreviated FXshortrunAbbreviated_13_07_19A

(11) Foreign Exchange FXcomplete

(12) Big Mac A Big Mac Update — Money, Banking and Financial Markets

(13)

Journal sample

Journal 2

CD

Intro chapter

Chapter 2

Chapter 3 05

Chapter 4

Chapter 5 arbitrage

A little Macro

Radford’s POW camp

POWCampRadford

Basic Econ 1 supply and demand

Need some background in basic micro?

Demand And Supply 05_10_16

Trump and international economics (he needs a whole section)

Other readings: trade wars

Trade War KrugmanOpinion _ A Trade War Primer – The New York Times

Krugman again:Opinion _ The Great Soybean Conspiracy – The New York Times

Harley DavidsonHarley-Davidson, Blaming E.U. Tariffs, …ction Out of U.S

An update: State of the Trade Wars – Foreign Policy

NYT editorial: how high are tariffs Opinion _ Someone Should Tell Donald Tr..

More farm aid to tariff-damaged farmershttps://www.wsj.com/articles/trump-administration-rolls-out-16-billion-farm-aid-program-11558628636

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program – WSJ

Supply Chain disruptions

As WSJJun44_19China Tariffs Loom, Some U.S. Companies Say Buying American Isn’t an Option – WSJ

Suggested questions on above article:

BuyingAmericanNotOptionWSJJun16_19

Immigration

Some data

YearlyMigrantApprehensionsSouthernBorder

Krugman again

Opinion _ Return of the Blood Libel – The New York Times

Italy and immigration

Prato and Chinese

The Chinese Workers Who Assemble Designer Bags in Tuscany _ The New Yorker

Brexit

Brexit Nightmarehttps://nyti.ms/2HeMPFchttps

Brexit Nightmare_ 17-Mile Traffic Jams at the Dover Border – The New York Times

Miscellaneous

AssotredGraphicsJapanOpening

More on Section 232 Steel and Aluminum

MenzieChinnonSteel

Updated_ Trump Imposes Section 232 Tari..

China and Trump

U.SChinaTalksendJune3_18

Policy readings

At Heart of U.S.-South African Trade Dispute, a Serious Game of Chicken – NYTimes

Trade Wars Can Be a Game of Chicken. Sometimes, LiterallyNYT

Political economy

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mohair#US_subsidies_for_mohair_production

DeptAgEndMohairSubsidy

Trade and current account deficits

trad0118annual_fax

Savings-investment, CA, and Trump

When Politics Trumps Economics by Stephen S

Taxes

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2021/07/07/opinion/minimum-corporate-tax.html?smid=url-share

Taxes

Other

SMchapternewSept192007rap

A Big Mac Update — Money, Banking and Financial Markets

AutorEtAlTradeBad

PracticeUpToArb

XMAStreenaturalvsfakeenviro

WorkedProblemQuadArb

Exam1

TradepolicyOverview_Aug_24_09_rad

PolicyPart2_Aug_24_09_rad

Problems

BudgetConstraints

BudgetConstraintsA

Notes

Intro Through arbitrage OutlineIntroEEArbGains06_05_19A

Comparative advantage_7Class6_7_rev2

Immigration, chicken wars: WeekFourRevised

Week 4 Macro1Macro1_06_28_18

Week 5 Macro 2 Macro2pdf

FX FXmarketrevJuly5_18

FX FXcomplete

Interim Notes:

(1) June 25 2019

Class5_06_25_19

Exam1_06_26_19A

Gains from trade:

Gainsfromtrade

Policy

Whattheywantwhattheyget

Exams

EXAM2018Rev

EXAM12018

ExamFinal2016 Final

SampleFinal Sampleexam2018Final

Final2018 Final2018July12

Exam12019

Exam1_06_26_19

Review

2019 Review_13_07_19


 

Courses Taught
Graduate International Trade Theory, Graduate International Monetary Theory, Graduate Macroeconomic Theory, Undergraduate International Economics, Undergraduate Money and Banking, Undergraduate Macroeconomics, Graduate Monetary Theory, War and Economics

Back Home   

Wall Street Journal News Feed

  • No items to display.