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Senior Seminar eco 490 materials  Spring 2016 crn 3482

Tuesday/Thursday 3:05 pm to 4:20 pm

Session 1, Thursday February 4, 2016 Is China’s Export-Oriented

Growth Sustainable?

By Kai Guo and Papa N’Diaye

Guo and N'Diaye 2009.pdf

Postponed

PDF

Aziz Abubeker

Prem Adhikari

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erica Alexander

Session 2, Thursday February 4, 2016 Identifying the Linkages Between Major Mining Commodity Prices and China’s Economic Growth—Implications for Latin America by Yongzhen Yu

Yu 2011.pdf

PDF

Fabiola Belfort

Alexandria Blumberg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Burns

Session 3, Thursday February 4, 2016 The State of Official Marxism in China Today by David Kotz

Kotz 2007.pdf

PDF

Chelsea Costello

Kelly Craig

 

 

 

 

Simeon Gaber

Session 4, Tuesday February 9, 2016

THE NATURE AND CONTRADICTIONS OF

NEOLIBERALISM by GÉRARD DUMÉNIL AND DOMINIQUE LÉVY

Duminil and Levy 2009.pdf

PDF

David Georgeson

Louis G. Guillermo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Miranda Hardy

Session 5, Tuesday February 9, 2016

Explaining Inflation and

Unemployment: An

Alternative to Neoliberal

Economic Theory

Anwar M. Shaikh

Shaikh 1999.pdf

Postponed till February 18, 2016

PDF

Robert J. Johnston

Kevin J. Krawczyk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Maund

Session 6, Tuesday February 9, 2016

Neoliberalism and International Financial Instability by Martin H. Wolfson

Wolfson 2000.pdf

PDF

Alexis M. Nichols

John P. O’Reilly

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nkemjika N. Ogbuagu

Session 7, Thursday February 11, 2016

QUANTITATIVE EASING AND UNCONVENTIONAL

MONETARY POLICY – AN INTRODUCTION by Michael Joyce, David Miles, Andrew Scott and Dimitri Vayanos

Joyce Miles Scott and Vayanos 2012.pdf

PDF

Daniel J. Rotella

Matthew Sanchez

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew J. Scarano

Session 8, Thursday February 11, 2016

Four Stories of Quantitative Easing by Brett W. Fawley and Christopher J. Neely

Fawley and Neely 2013.pdf

PDF

Erica K. Schoene

Holly A. Schulz

 

 

 

 

Steven H. Schworm

Session 9, Thursday February 11, 2016

Size and Composition

of the Central Bank Balance Sheet:

Revisiting Japan’s Experience

of the Quantitative Easing Policy by Shigenori Shiratsuka

Shiratsuka 2010.pdf

PDF

Terrance K. Smith

Jaritza Soler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Timothy Stone

Session 10, Thursday February 18, 2016

Explaining Inflation and

Unemployment: An

Alternative to Neoliberal

Economic Theory

Anwar M. Shaikh

Shaikh 1999.pdf

PDF

Robert J. Johnston

Kevin J. Krawczyk

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Maund

Session 11, Thursday February 18, 2016 Is China’s Export-Oriented

Growth Sustainable?

By Kai Guo and Papa N’Diaye

Guo and N'Diaye 2009.pdf

PDF

Aziz Abubeker

Prem Adhikari

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erica Alexander

Session 12, Thursday February 18, 2016

The Stock Market and The corporate sector by Anwar Shaikh

Shaikh 1998.pdf

PDF

Andre Taylor

Justin Thompson

 

 

Madison J Wesolowski

Session 13, Tuesday February 23, 2016

A Negative Equilibrium Interest Rate by Moshe Levy, Haim Levy and Avi Edry

Levy Levy and Edry 2003.pdf

PDF

Erica Alexander

Aziz Abubeker

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fabiola Belfort

Session 14, Tuesday February 23, 2016 Negative Nominal Interest Rates by Marco Bassetto

Bassetto 2004.pdf

PDF

Alexandra Blumberg

Kelly Craig

 

 

 

 

David Georgeson

Session 15, Tuesday February 23, 2016

Policy Commitment and Expectation Formations:

Japan’s Experience under Zero Interest Rates by Kunio OKINA and Shigenori SHIRATSUKA

OKINA and SHIRATSUKA 2003.pdf

PDF

John Burns

Robert Johnston

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexis Nichols

Session 16, Thursday February 25, 2016

Decomposition of the dynamics of sovereign

yield spreads in the euro area by B. DeBacker

DeBacker 2015.pdf

PDF

Erika Schoene

Daniel Rotella

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 17, Thursday February 25, 2016

Making the Euro Viable: The Euro Treasury Plan by Jörg Bibow

Bibo 2015.pdf postponed till March 1, 2016

PDF

Simeon Gaber

Terrance Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andre Taylor

Session 18, Thursday February 25, 2016

The real exchange rate of euro and Greek economic growth

By Gregory T. Papanikos

Papanikos 2015.pdf

PDF

Louis Guillermo

Erica Alexander

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Krawczyk

Session 19, Tuesday March 1, 2016

Making the Euro Viable: The Euro Treasury Plan by Jörg Bibow

Bibo 2015.pdf

PDF

Simeon Gaber

Terrance Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andre Taylor

Session 20 Tuesday

March 1, 2016

On Democratizing Financial Turmoil:

A Minskian Analysis of the Subprime Crisis by  Luisa Fernandez,

Alvarez,  Marsal Taxan, Fadhel Kaboub and Zdravka Todorova

Fernandez Kaboub and Tordorva 2008.pdf

PDF

Kevin Krawczyk

Chelsea Costello

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aziz Abubeker

Session 21 Tuesday

March 1, 2016

Waiting for the next crash:the Minskyan lessons we failed to learn by Randall  Wray

Wray 2011.pdf

PDF

Nicholas Maund

Erica Alexander

 

 

 

 

 

John Burns

Session 22 Thursday March 3, 2016 Macroeconomics Meets Hyman P. Minsky:

The Financial Theory of Investment by Randall Wray and Eric Tymoigne

Wray and Tymoigne 2008.pdf

PDF

John O’Reilly

Kelly Craig

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simeon Gaber

Session 23 Thursday March 3,2016State of the art of inflation targeting – 2012

 By Gil Hammond

Hammond 2012.pdf

PDF

Nkemjika Ogbuagu

David Georgeson

 

 

 

 

Louis Guillermo

Session 24 Thursday

March 3, 2016 Panel Discussion on “Monetary Policy:

Many Targets, Many Instruments. Where Do We Stand?”

Remarks by

Janet L. Yellen

Yellen 2013.pdf

PDF

Matthew Sanchez

Miranda Hardy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Johnston

Session 25 Tuesday

March 8, 2016 Inflation Targeting: A New Framework

for Monetary Policy? by Ben S. Bernanke and Frederic S. Mishkin

Bernanke and Miskin 1997 9706265254.pdf

PDF

Matthew Scarano

Alexis Nichols

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daniel Rotella

Session 26 Tuesday March 8 2016

INFLATION AND SECURITY RETURNS by John Lintner

Lintner 1975.pdf

PDF

Holly Schultz

Fabiola Belfort

 

 

 

 

Erica Schoene

Session 27 Tuesday March 8 2016

STOCK RFXURNS AND INFLATION

The Role of the Monetary Sector by Gautam KAUL

Kual 1985.pdf

PDF

Steven Schworm

Alexandria Blumberg

 

 

 

 

Chelsea Costello

Session 28 Thursday March 10 2016

The Relation Between Stock Prices and Inflationary Expectations: The International Evidence by Bruno Solnik

Solnik 1983.pdf

PDF

Jaritza Soler

Nicholas Maund

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alexis Nichols

Session 29 Thursday March 10 2016

Electronic Trading in Stock Markets by Hans Stoll

Stoll 2006.pdf

PDF

Timothy Stone

John O’Reilly

 

 

 

 

Nkemjika Ogbuagu

Session 30 Thursday March 10 2016 Securitization, Liquidity,

and Market Failure by Paul Davidson

Davidson 2008.pdf

PDF

Justin Thompson

Daniel Rotella

 

 

 

 

Matthew Sanchez

Session 31 Tuesday March 15, 2016 Transatlantic Free Trade: Questions and Answers from the Vantage Point of Trade Theory pages 3 – 17 by Gabriel J. Felbermayr and Mario Larch

Felbermayr and Larch 2013.pdf

PDF

Madison Wesolowski

Matthew Scarano

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erika Schoene

Session 32 Tuesday March 15, 2016Oil Prices, Monetary Policy, and the Macroeconomy by Charles T. Carlstrom and Timothy S. Fuerst

Carstrom and Fuerst 2005.pdf

PDF

Miranda Hardy

Holly Schultz

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steven Schworm

Session 33 Tuesday March 15, 2016

First thesis presentation

Thesis presentation by Aziz Abubeker

Topic:  Does the accumulation of external debt threaten the United States position in the global economy?

Thesis presentation by Aziz Abubeker

Topic:  Does the accumulation of external debt threaten the United States position in the global economy?

paper Abubeker.docx

 

thesis presentation done Abubeker.pptx

PDF

Aziz Abubeker

Terrance Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jaritza Soler

Session 34 Thursday March 17, 2016

Second Thesis presentation

Thesis presentation by Erica Alexander

Topic:  The Financial Crisis of 2007 – 2009

Thesis presentation by Erica Alexander

Topic:  The Financial Crisis of 2007 – 2009

 

ECO 490 Thesis Topic Alexander.docx

PDF

Erica Alexander

Timothy Stone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andre Taylor

Session 35 Thursday March 17, 2016

Third Thesis presentation by Fabiola Belfort:  Topic:  Either The Impact of the World Bank and IMF on Economic Development or An Assessment of the Cause of the Recent Volatility and Decline in the Stock markets

Thesis presentation by Fabiola Belfort

Topic:  Either The Impact of the World Bank and IMF on Economic Development or An Assessment of the Cause of the Recent Volatility and Decline in the Stock markets

Postponed till April 5, 2016

PDF

Fabiola Belfort

Justin Thompson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Madison Wesolowski

Session 36 Thursday March 17, 2016

Fourth thesis presentation By Alexandria Blumberg

Topic:  Obama Care (Affordable Care Act)

Thesis presentation By Alexandria Blumberg

Topic:  Obama Care (Affordable Care Act)

PDF

Alexandria Blumberg

John Burns

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chelsea Costello

Session 37 Tuesday March 29, 2016

The Automotive Industry during the financial crisis of 2008-2010 by John Burns

Thesis presentation by

John Burns,

Topic: The Automotive Industry during the financial crisis of 2008-2010

PDF

John Burns

Timothy Stone

 

 

 

 

 

Andre Taylor

Session 38 Tuesday March 29, 2016 Assessment of Obama Care

By Chelsea Costello

Thesis presentation by

Chelsea Costello

Topic: Assessment of Obama Care

PDF

Chelsea
Costello

Aziz Abubeker

 

 

Nkemjika Ogbuagu

Session 39 Tuesday March 29, 2016

Economic Growth of the Buffalo-Niagara Region by Miranda Hardy

Thesis presentation by

Miranda Hardy,
Topic: “Economic Growth of the Buffalo-Niagara Region”

PDF

Miranda Hardy

Erica Alexander

 

 

 

 

 

John O’Reilly

Session 40 Thursday

March 31, 2016

The Housing Market meltdown

by Simeon Gaber

Thesis presentation by

Simeon Gaber

Topic:  The Housing Market Meltdown

PDF

Simeon Gaber

Terrance Smith

 

 

 

Madison Wesolowski

Session 41 Thursday

March 31, 2016

The Marxian Transformation Problem by David Georgeson

Thesis presentation by

David Georgeson

Topic:  The Marxian Transformation Problem

PDF

David Georgeson

Holly Schulz

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Krawczyk

Session 42 Thursday

March 31, 2016

The International Political Economy by Louis Guillermo

Thesis presentation by

Louis Guillermo

Topic:  The International Political Economy

 

IPE Presentation.pptx

 

IPE Final Paper.docx

PDF

Louis Guillermo

Miranda Hardy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Scarano

Session 43 Tuesday

April  05, 2015

President Obama's economic policies and evaluation of their successes and failures by Matthew Scarano

Thesis presentation by Matthew Scarano

Topic: 

President Obama's economic policies and evaluation of their successes and failures.

PDF

Matthew Scarano

Alexandria Blumberg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simeon Gaber

Session 44 Tuesday

April 05, 2015

African American Economists by Kelly Craig

Thesis presentation by Kelly Craig

Topic:  African American Economists

PDF

Kelly Craig

Matthew Sanchez

 

 

 

David Georgeson

Session 45 Tuesday

April 5, 2016

The Decline of the American Automotive Industry by Kevin Krawczyk

Thesis presentation by

Kevin Krawczyk

Topic: The Decline of the American Automotive Industry

PDF

Kevin Krawczyk

Louis Guillermo

 

 

Robert Johnston

Session 46 Thursday

April 7, 2016

Poor Men Wanna be Rich & Rich Men wanna be Kings by Nicholas Maund

Thesis Presentation by Nicholas Maund

Topic:  Poor Men Wanna be Rich & Rich Men wanna be Kings

PDF

Nicholas Maund

Erika Schoene

 

 

Steven Schworm

Session 47 Thursday

April 7, 2016

A review and update of Picketty and Saad:  income inequality by John P. O’Reilly

Thesis presentation by John P. O’Reilly

Topic: A review and update of Picketty and Saad:  income inequality

Postponed

PDF

John P. O’Reilly

Jaritza Solar

 

 

Timothy Stone

Session 48 Thursday

April 7, 2016

Does high public debt hinder economic growth? By Matthew Sanchez

 

Thesis presentation by Matthew Sanchez

Topic: Does high public debt hinder economic growth?

PDF

Matthew Sanchez

Andre Taylor

 

 

 

Justin Thompson

Session 49 Tuesday April 12, 2016

Trends in US Wages by Alexis Nichols

Thesis presentation by Alexis Nichols

Topic: Trends in US Wages

PDF

Alexis Nichols

Fabiola Belfort

 

 

Nicholas Maund

Session 50 Tuesday April 12, 2016

Implications of technological change in the stock market by

Nkemjika Ogbuagu

Thesis presentation by Nkemjika Ogbuagu

Topic:  Implications of technological change in the stock market

PDF

Nkemjika

Ogbuagu

Jaritza Solar

 

 

 

Erica Alexander

Session 51 Tuesday April 12, 2016

Is Quantitative easing effective for world markets? By Daniel Rotella

Thesis presentation by Daniel Rotella

Topic:  Is Quantitative easing effective for world markets?

PDF

Daniel Rotella

Aziz Abubeker

 

 

 

John Burns

Session 52 Thursday April 14, 2016

Personal and corporate bankruptcies by Holly Schultz

Thesis presentation by Holly Schultz

Topic: Personal and corporate bankruptcies

PDF

Holly Schultz

Alexandria Blumberg

 

 

Chelsea Costello

Session 53 Thursday April 14, 2016

Critique of Obama's economic Policies by Steven Schworm

Thesis presentation by Steven Schworm

Topic:  Critique of Obama's economic Policies

PDF

Steven Schworm

Fabiola Belfort

 

Kelly Craig

Session 54 Thursday April 14, 2016

Pensions:  The Diminishing Retirement Plans by Terrance Smith

Thesis presentation by Terrance Smith

Topic:  Pensions:  The Diminishing Retirement Plans

PDF

Terrance Smith

Simeon Gaber

 

David Georgeson

Session 55 Tuesday April 19, 2016 The Wage Gap by Jaritza Soler

Thesis Presentation by Jaritza Soler

Topic:  The Wage Gap

PDF

Jaritza Soler

Louis Guillermo

 

 

Miranda Hardy

Session 56 Tuesday April 19, 2016

Policies of Public Transportation and how they applied to Buffalo compared to New England and New York City by Timothy Stone

Thesis presentation by Timothy Stone

Topic:  Policies of Public Transportation and how they applied to Buffalo compared to New England and New York City

PDF

Timothy Stone

Robert Johnston

 

 

 

 

Kevin Krawczyk

Session 57 Tuesday April 19, 2016 Obama’s Economic Policies by Andre Taylor

Thesis presentation by Andre Taylor

Topic:  Obama's Economic Policies

PDF

Andre T. Taylor

Nicholas Maund

 

Alexis Nichols

Session 58 Thursday April 21, 2016 To be announced by Justin Thompson

Thesis presentation by Justin Thompson

Topic:  To be announced

PDF

Justin Thompson

Nkemjika Ogbuagu

 

Matthew Scarano

Session 59 Thursday April 21, 2016 The US Automobile Industry by Madison Wesolowski

Thesis presentation by Madison Wesolowski

Topic:  The US Automobile Industry

PDF

Madison Wesolowski

Daniel Rotella

 

Matthew Sanchez

Session 60 Thursday April 21, 2016 A Review and update of Picketty and Saad:  income inequality by John O’Reilly

Thesis presentation by John O’Reilly

Topic:  A Review and update of Picketty and Saad:  income inequality

PDF

John P. O’Reilly

Jaritza Soler

 

 

Timothy Stone

Session 61 Tuesday April 26, 2016 Advancements: Digital Currency and Payments System by Erika Schoene

Thesis presentation by Erika Schoene

Topic:  Advancements: Digital Currency and Payments System

PDF

Erika Schoene

John P. O’Reilly

 

 

Holly Schultz

Session 62 Tuesday April 26, 2016 The Costs and Benefits of Urban Sprawlby Robert Johnston

Thesis presentation by Robert J. Johnston

Topic:  The Costs and Benefits of Urban Sprawl

PDF

Robert J. Johnston

Steven Schworm

 

Terrance Smith

Session 63 Tuesday April 26, 2016 Inflation and Stabilization in Brazil by Alfredo Saad-Filho and Maria de Lourdes R. Mollo

Paper presentation:

Postponed

Saad-Filho and Mollo 2002.pdf

PDF

Fabiola Belfort

Andre Taylor

 

Justin Thompson

Session 64 Thursday April 28, 2016  Capitalist Financial Processes and the Instability of Capitalism by Hyman Minsky

Paper Presentation

Minsky 1980.pdf

PDF

Kelly Craig

Madison Wesolowski

 

 

Aziz Abubeker

Session 63 Thursday April 28, 2016 Inflation and Stabilization in Brazil by Alfredo Saad-Filho and Maria de Lourdes R. Mollo

Paper presentation:

 

Saad-Filho and Mollo 2002.pdf

PDF

Fabiola Belfort

Andre Taylor

 

 

Justin Thompson

Session 66 Thursday April 28, 2016

 

PDF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 1, Monday September 14, 2015 The Greek Financial Crisis:  Growing imbalances and financial Spreads by Gibson, Hall and Talvas

Gibson Hall and Talvas 2011.pdf

PDF

Eric Almeter

Rebecca Casal

 

 

 

 

Maxwell Costello

Session 2, Monday, September 14, 2015

Greece:  Preliminary Draft debt sustainability analysis by IMF

Imf 2015.pdf

Postponed till Wednesday Sept 16, 2015

PDF

Nicholas Cuviello

Brandon Fischer

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica Frieson

Session 2, Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Greece:  Preliminary Draft debt sustainability analysis by IMF

Imf 2015.pdf

PDF

Nicholas Cuviello

Brandon Fischer

 

 

 

 

 

Jessica Frieson

Session 3, Wednesday September 16, 2015

Four Stories of Quantitative Easing by Brett W. Fawley and Christopher J. Neely

Fawley and Neely 2013.pdf

PDF

Jasmine Hutchinson

Jean W. Jacquet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andre L. Lynch

Session 4, Monday, September 21, 2015

Size and Composition

of the Central Bank Balance Sheet:

Revisiting Japan’s Experience

of the Quantitative Easing Policy by

Shigenori Shiratsuka

Shiratsuka 2010.pdf

PDF

Adam M. Meyers

Emilee Rosa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tyler Sarratori

Session 5, Monday September 21, 2015

Quantitative Easing And Unconventional

Monetary Policy – An Introduction By

Michael Joyce, David Miles, Andrew Scott And Dimitri Vayanos

Joyce Miles Scott and Vayanos 2012.pdf

PDF

Jonathan C. Meyers

Jonathan Saintil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edward J. Slowinski

Session 6 Wednesday

September 23, 2015

Marxian and Post-Keynesian Developments in the Sphere of Money, Credit, and Finance:  Building Alternative Perspectives in Alternative Macroeconomics. By Robert Pollin

Pollin 1993.pdf

PDF

Justin Best

Alex F. Grant

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eric M. Almeter

Session 7 Wednesday 23, 2015

On the Question of Money Endogeneity: Marx vs. the Post-Keynesians by John Milios

Milios 2006.pdf

PDF

Rebecca Casel

Nicholas D. Cuviello

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jasmine Hutchinson

Session 8 Monday Sept 28, 2015 Making the Euro Viable: The Euro Treasury Plan by

Jörg Bibow

Bibo 2015.pdf

PDF

Maxwell B. Costello

Adam M. Meyers

 

 

 

 

 

Justin Best

Session 9 Monday Sept 28, 2015 The Effects of a Euro Exit on Growth, Employment, and Wages by Riccardo Realfonzo and Angelantonio Viscione

Realfonzo and Viscione 2015.pdf

PDF

Brandon Fischer

Jonathan C. Meyers

 

 

Alex Grant

Session 10 Wednesday, Sept 30, 2015

Decomposition of the dynamics of sovereign

yield spreads in the euro area by B. DeBacker

DeBacker 2015.pdf

PDF

Jean W. Jacquet

 

Jonathan Saintil

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emilee Rosa

Session 11 Wednesday, Sept 30, 2015

The real exchange rate of euro and Greek economic growth

By Gregory T.Papanikos

Papanikos 2015.pdf

PDF

Jessica Frieson

Andre L. Lynch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adam Meyers

Session 12 Monday, Oct 5, 2015 We’re Not Lovin’ It -Low-wage workers fight to make bad jobs better.

By Nicole Aschoff

Aschoff 2013.pdf

PDF

Alex Grant

Eric Altmeter

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justin Best

Session 13 Monday, Oct 5, 2015 Why Does the Minimum Wage Have No Discernible Effect on Employment? By John Schmitt

Schmitt 2013.pdf

PDF

Edward Slowinski

Rebecca Cassel

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maxwell Costello

Session 14 Wednesday Oct 7, 2015  Electronic Trading in Stock Markets by Hans Stoll

Stoll 2006.pdf

PDF

Emilee Rosa

Nicholas Cuviello

 

 

 

Brandon Fischer

Session 15 Wednesday, Oct 7, 2015 Securitization, Liquidity,

and Market Failure by Paul Davidson

Davidson 2008.pdf

PDF

Jonathan Saintil

Jessica Frieson

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Grant

Session 16 Wednesday Oct 14, 2015 Explaining Inflation and

Unemployment: An

Alternative to Neoliberal

Economic Theory

Anwar M. Shaikh

Shaikh 1999.pdf

PDF

Tyler Sarratori

Jasmine Hutchinson

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jean W. Jacquet

Session 17 Wednesday, Oct 14, 2015 Neoliberalism and International Financial Instability by Martin H. Wolfson

Wolfson 2000.pdf

PDF

Andre Lynch

Adam Meyers

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emilee Rosa

Session 18 Monday Oct 19, 2015 Does High Public Debt Consistently Stiffle Economic

Growth? A Critique of Reinhart and Rogoff by Thomas Herndon, Michael Ash, and Robert Pollin

Herndon Ash and Pollin 2013.pdf

PDF

Eric Altmeter

Jonathan Meyers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tyler Sarratori

Session 19 Monday, Oct 19, 2015 Growth in a Time of Debt by Carmen M. Reinhart and Kenneth S. Rogoff

Reinhardt and Rogoff 2010.pdf

PDF

Justin
Best

Edward Slowinski

 

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Casel

Session 20 Wednesday Oct 21, 2015  State of the art of inflation targeting – 2012 by Gil Hammond

Hammond 2012.pdf

PDF

Maxwell Costello

Alex Grant

 

Justin Best

Session 21 Wednesday Oct 21, 2015  Panel Discussion on “Monetary Policy: Many Targets, Many Instruments. Where Do We Stand?” by Janet Yellen

Yellen 2013.pdf

PDF

Brandon Fischer

Jessica Frieson

 

Andre Lynch

Session 22 Monday Oct 26, 2015 Fiscal Spending Jobs Multipliers:

Evidence from the 2009 American Recovery and

Reinvestment Act by Daniel Wilson

Wilson 2010.pdf

PDF

Nicholas Cuviello

Maxwell Costello

 

 

 

 

 

Brandon Fischer

Session 23 Monday Oct 26, 2015 The Economic Impact of the

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act by Mark Zandi

Zandi 2009.pdf

PDF

Alex Grant

Andre Lynch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jonathan Meyers

Session 24 Wednesday Oct 28, 2015 Below the Line: Estimates

of Negative Equity

among Nonprime

Mortgage Borrowers by Andrew F. Haughwout and Ebiere Okah

Houghtwout and Okah 2009.pdf

PDF

Jasmine Hutchinson

Jonathan Saintil

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tyler Sarratori

Session 25 Wednesday Oct 28, 2015 On Democratizing Financial Turmoil:

A Minskian Analysis of the Subprime Crisis by Luisa Fernandez,  Fadhel Kaboub, and Zdravka Todorova

Fernand Kaboub and Tordorva 2008.pdf

PDF

Jean Jacquet

Edward Slowinski

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nicholas Cuviello

Session 26 Monday November 2, 2015 The Stock Market and The corporate sector by Anwar Shaikh

Shaikh 1998.pdf

PDF

Rebecca Casel

Jasmine Hutchinson

 

 

 

 

Edward Slowinski

Session 27 Monday November 2, 2015 INFLATION AND SECURITY RETURNS by John Lintner

Lintner 1975.pdf

PDF

Adam Meyers

Alex Grant

 

 

 

 

 

Eric Altmeter

Session 28 Wednesday November 4, 2015 STOCK RFXURNS AND INFLATION

The Role of the Monetary Sector by Gautam KAUL

Kual 1985.pdf

PDF

Jessica Frieson

Justin Best

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Casel

Session 29 Wednesday November 4, 2015

Solnik 1983.pdf

PDF

Jonathan Meyers

Jean Jacquet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emilee Rosa

Session 30 Monday November 9, 2015

Transatlantic Free Trade: Questions and Answers from the Vantage Point of Trade Theory pages 3 – 17 by Gabriel J. Felbermayr and Mario Larch

Felbermayr and Larch 2013.pdf

PDF

Emilee Rosa

Nicholas Cuviello

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justin Best

Session 31 Monday November 9, 2015

TRANSATLANTIC TRADE: WHITHER PARTNERSHIP,

WHICH ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES? By Lionel Fontagné, Julien Gourdon and Sébastien Jean

Fontagné Gourdon and Jean 2013.pdf

PDF

Edward Slowinski

Andre Lynch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jean Jacquet

Wednesday November 11, 2015

Veterans’ day no class

 

 

 

Wednesday November 11, 2015

Veterans’ day no class

 

 

 

Session 32 Monday November 16, 2015

How Progressive is the U.S. Federal Tax

System? A Historical and International

Perspective by Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez

Piketty and Saez 2007.pdf

PDF

Jonathan Saintil

Edward Slowinski

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Grant

Session 33 Monday November 16, 2015

United States

TACKLING HIGH INEQUALITIES CREATING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL by the OECD

OECD 2014.pdf

PDF

Tyler Sarratori

Eric Almeter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rebecca Casel

Session 34 Wednesday November 18, 2015

Asset pricing models, the labour theory of value and

their implications for accounting  By Steve Toms

Toms 2006.pdf

PDF

Jean Jacquet

Alex Grant

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andre Lynch

Session 35, Wednesday November 18, 2015

A MARXIST CRITIQUE OF THE FASB’S

CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK

R.A. BRYER

Bryer 1999.pdf

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Justin Best

Jean Jacquet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alex Grant

Session 36, Monday November 23, 2015

“Analysis of Rising U.S. International Debt” by Eric Almeter

Thesis presentation: “Analysis of Rising U.S. International Debt” by Eric Almeter

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Eric Almeter

 

Session 37, Monday November 23, 2015

Thesis presentation by Justin Best

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Justin Best

 

Session 38, Monday November  23, 2015

"A Look Into the Housing Bubble" by Rebecca Casel

Thesis presentation: "A Look Into the Housing Bubble" by Rebecca Casel

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Rebecca Casel

 

Session 39, Monday November 23, 2015

“Relationship between economic Growth and education expenditures” by Maxwell Costello

Thesis presentation: “Relationship between economic Growth and education expenditures” by Maxwell Costello

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Maxwell Costello

 

Wednesday November 25 Thanksgiving

No class

 

 

 

Session 40 Monday November 30, 2015

“Minimum Wage in the United States” by Nicholas Cuviello

Thesis presentation: “Minimum Wage in the United States” by Nicholas Cuviello

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Nicholas Cuviello

 

Session 41 Monday November 30, 2015

“The Social Responsibility of Business is to increase Profits” by Brandon Fischer

Thesis presentation:  “The Social Responsibility of Business is to increase Profits” by Brandon Fischer

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Brandon Fischer

 

Session 42 Monday November 30, 2015

“Economic impact of Greek entrance and Possible exit for the EMU” by Jessica Frieson

Thesis presentation: “Economic impact of Greek entrance and Possible exit for the EMU” by Jessica Frieson

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Jessica Frieson

 

Session 43 Monday November 30, 2015

Thesis presentation by Alex Grant

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Alex Grant

 

Session 44, Wednesday December 2, 2015

“Education and economic Growth” by Jasmine Hutchinson

Thesis presentation: “Fixed versus Flexible exchange rates” by Jasmine Hutchinson

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Jasmine Hutchison

 

Session 45, Wednesday December 2, 2015

“Current Economic Situation” by Jean Jacquet

Thesis presentation: “Current Economic Situation” by Jean Jacquet

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Jean Jacquet

 

Session 46, Wednesday December 2, 2015

Thesis presentation by Andre Lynch

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Andre Lynch

 

Session 47, Wednesday December 2, 2015

“Wage trends and income distribution implications” by Adam Meyers

Thesis presentation: “Wage trends and income distribution implications” by Adam Meyers

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Adam Meyers

 

Session 48 Monday December 7, 2015

“2008 Housing Market Crisis,” by Jonathan Meyers

Thesis presentation:  “2008 Housing Market Crisis,” by Jonathan Meyers

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Jonathan Meyers

 

Session 49 Monday December 7, 2015

“An Analysis of exchange rate risk and how corporations and investors manage risk” by Emilee Rosa

Thesis presentation:  “An Analysis of exchange rate risk and how corporations and investors manage risk” by Emilee Rosa

Pdf

Emilee Rosa

 

Session 51 Monday December 7, 2015

“Housing Market Crash” by Tyler Sarratori

Thesis presentation:  “Housing Market Crash” by Tyler Sarratori

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Tyler Sarratori

 

Session 50 Wednesday

December 9, 2015

Thesis presentation: “Inflation and the Stock Market” by Jonathan Saintil

Thesis presentation: “Inflation and the Stock Market” by Jonathan Saintil

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Jonathan Saintil

 

Session 53 Wednesday

December 9, 2015

To be announced by Justin Best

Thesis presentation:  to be announced  by Justin Best

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Justin Best

 

 

Make up presentation of thesis

Session 54 Wednesday

December 9, 2015

Thesis presentation: “The Impact of Falling Oil Prices.” By Alex Grant

Thesis presentation: “The Impact of Falling Oil Prices.” By Alex Grant

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Alex Grant

 

 

Make up presentation of thesis

Session 55 Wednesday

December 9, 2015

Oil Prices, Monetary Policy, and the

Macroeconomy by Charles T. Carlstrom and Timothy S. Fuerst

Carstrom and Fuerst 2005.pdf

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Jonathan Saintil

 

 

Make up presentation of article

Session 56 Monday December 14, 2015

3:40 pm to 5:30 pm

“The American Dream” by Edward Slowinski

Thesis presentation: “The American Dream” by Edward Slowinski

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Edward Slowinski

 

Session 57 Monday December 14, 2015

3:40 pm to 5:30 pm

More Pain, No Gain for Greece:  Is the Euro Worth the Costs of ProCyclical Fiscal

Policy and Internal Devaluation? By Mark Weisbrot and Juan Antonio Montecino

Make up paper presentation:

Weisbrot and Montecino 2012.pdf

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Justin Best

 

Session 58 Monday December 14, 2015

3:40 pm to 5:30 pm

Can Portugal Escape Stagnation without Opting Out from the Eurozone? By Pedro Leao and Alfonso Palacio-Vera

Make up paper presentation

Leao and Palacio-Vera 2011.pdf

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Jessica Frieson

 

Session 58 Monday December 14, 2015

3:40 pm to 5:30 pm

The Budget Deficit Scare Story

and the Great Recession by Dean Baker

 

Make up paper presentation:

Baker 2010.pdf

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Andre Lynch

 

Assessment:

Session  Monday, December 14, 2015 3:40 pm – 5:30 pm

Professor Kasper and Professor Floss

Program assessment discussion   Attendance mandatory

PPT

Professor Kasper

Professor Floss

Class