Lecture Slides and Support Material for Spring 2013
These linkages below are for the PowerPoint slides used in lectures for this class. Students are encouraged to use these instead of the paper copies handed out in class. These are better quality and in color.
These lecture slides are protected by copyright laws, with restrictions described on the title slide.
Handout: Key Interest Rates (used with the Loanable Funds Model)
Financial Times Article About Effect of Sequester Upon Science and Research (required reading)
Audio file [mandatory]: The German Approach to Reducing Youth Unemployment [NPR broadcast]
Final take-home examination (you are allowed to download immediately and may review it immediately, even if you don't plan to take it until later) For seniors this is due on May 9!
2012 Trustees Report of the Social Security Trust Fund (optional - put here just in case you wanted to look at it)
China Stuff (all optional)
Unrestricted Warfare (if interested, speed-read chapter 5 and after for their views about finance).
The Revenge of Wen Jiabao (a detailed Foreign Policy story about the long roots of the purge).
A Chilling End in Chongqing (Financial Times story about the Heywood murder and possible links to the Bo purge).
China Reins in Bo Xilai Chatter Online (Wall Street Journal Story about censorship after the purge)