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Senior Seminar eco 490 materials  Spring 2014 crn 2874 Day

Tuesday/Thursday 10:50 to 12:05

Session 1, Thursday

February 5, 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

Jacob Cassel

Zachery Chase

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alec Christ

Session 2, Thursday February 5, 2015

Quantitative Easing and the fetishized emergence of ‘world money’ in the 21st century by Paul Kellogg

Kellogg 2011.pdf

PDF

Jasmine Forbes

Meghann Gentile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Gonzalez Gavilances

Session 3, Tuesday February 10, 2015

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

Fawley and Neely 2013.pdf

PDF

Robert Harms

Brett Hope

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andre Jackson

Session 4, Tuesday, February 10, 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

Joseph James

Demario Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jade Massimi

Session 5 Thursday

February 12, 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

Brian Morris

Olayemi Ojo

 

 

 

 

 

Brian Punch-Eastman

Session 6 Thursday

February 12, 2015

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

Milios 2006.pdf

PDF

Sarah E. Rosado

Mamadou Sacko

 

 

Tykeem D. Seawell

Session 7 Thursday

February 19, 2015

Systematic Failure of Private Banking:  The Case for Public banks by Costas Lapavitsas

Lapavitsas 2009.pdf

PDF

Frantz St. Jean

Steven J. Stock

 

 

 

Kevin P. Tkatschof

Session 8 Thursday

February 19 , 2015, Changes in the U.S. Financial System and the Subprime Crisis

By Jan A. Kregel

Kregel 2008 crisis.pdf

PDF

Denzel Williams

Matthew Wong

 

 

 

 

Jacob Casel

Session 9 Tuesday

February 24, 2015

How Did Economists Get It So Wrong? By Paul Krugman

Krugman 2009.pdf

PDF

Brian Delgiudice

Zachary Chase

 

 

 

 

Jasmine Forbes

Session 10 Tuesday

February 24 , 2015,

Joseph Stiglitz and the

Critique of Free Market

Analysis by Gerald Houseman

Houseman 2006.pdf

PDF

Robert Harms

Meghan Gentile

 

 

 

 

Brett Hope

Session 11 Thursday

February 26, 2015

Lessons We Should Have Learned from the Global Financial Crisis but Didn’t by Randall Wray

Wray 2011.pdf

PDF

Demario Johnson

Kacie Johnson

 

 

 

 

Sarah Rosado

Session 12 Thursday

February 26 , 2015, MONETARY POLICY, CREDIT EXTENSION, AND HOUSING BUBBLES: 2008 AND 1929 by Steven Gjerstad and Vernon Smith

Gjerstad and Smith 2009.pdf

PDF

Olayemi Ojo

Frantz St Jean

 

 

 

 

Denzel Williams

Session 13 Tuesday

March 3, 2015,

Compulsive Buying Behavior in College Students:

The Mediating Role of Credit Card Misuse by Kay M. Palan, Paula C. Morrow, Allan Trapp, II, and Virginia Blackburn

Palan Morrow Trapp and Blackburn 2011.pdf

pdf

Kevin Gonzalez

Robert Harms

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph James

Session 14 Tuesday

March 3, 2015,

Living U.S. Capitalism: The Normalization of Credit/Debt by Lisa Peñaloza and Michelle Barnhart

Penaloza and Barnhart 2011.pdf

pdf

Alec Christ

Brett Hope

 

 

 

 

 

Seawell Tykeem

Session 15 Thursday

March 5, 2015,

Electronic Trading in Stock Markets by Hans Stoll

Stoll 2006.pdf

pdf

Andre Jackson

Kevin Tkatschof

 

 

 

Matthew Wong

Session 16 Thursday

March 5, 2015,

Securitization, Liquidity,

and Market Failure by Paul Davidson

Davidson 2008.pdf

 

pdf

Kacie Johnson

Mamadou Sacko

 

 

 

 

Brian Delgiudice

Session 17 Tuesday

March 10, 2015

Stock Market Wealth and Consumption by James Poterba

Poterba 2000.pdf

PDF

Brian Punch-Eastman

Tykeem Seawell

 

Zachery Chase

Session 18 Tuesday

March 10, 2015

COMPARING WEALTH EFFECTS:

THE STOCK MARKET VERSUS THE HOUSING MARKET by

Karl E. Case, John M. Quigley and

Robert J. Shiller

Case Quigley and Shiller 2005.pdf

Postponed till March 17

PDF

Sarah Rosado

Jasmine Forbes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meghan Gentile

Session19 Thursday

March 12, 2015

Central Bank Independence and Macroeconomic Performance: Some Comparative Evidence

Alberto Alesina and Lawrence H. Summers

Alesina and Summers 1993.pdf

Pdf

Tykeem Seawell

Kevin Gonzalez

 

 

 

Robert Harms

Session 20 Thursday

March 12, 2015

Central Banking in Contemporary Capitalism:

Monetary Policy and its Limits

Demophanes Papadatos

Papadatos 2008.pdf

Pdf

Steven Stock

Brett Hope

 

 

 

 

Andre Jackson

Session 21 Tuesday March 17, 2015

COMPARING WEALTH EFFECTS:

THE STOCK MARKET VERSUS THE HOUSING MARKET by

Karl E. Case, John M. Quigley and

Robert J. Shiller

Case Quigley and Shiller 2005.pdf

PDF

Sarah Rosado

Jasmine Forbes

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meghan Gentile

Session 22 Tuesday

March 17, 2015

The Financialization of Capital and the Crisis by John Bellamy Foster

Foster 2008.pdf

PDF

Andre Jackson

Matthew Wong

 

Alec Christ

Session 23 Thursday

March 19, 2015

Financialization:  Market Discipline or Capital Discipline? By John Milios and Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos

Milios and Sotiropoulos 2010.pdf

PDF

Denzel Williams

Jasmine Forbes

 

 

 

 

 

Kevin Gonzalez

Session 24 Thursday

March 19, 2015

Controversial Issues in Marxist Economic Theory

 By Ben Fine and Laurence Harris

Fine and Harris 1976.pdf

PDF

Jacob Casel

Joseph James

 

 

 

 

 

Demario Johnson

Session 25 Tuesday March 31, 2015 Inflation and unemployment by James Tobin

Tobin 1972.pdf

Postponed to April 7, 2015

PDF

Tykeem Seawell

Robert Harms

 

 

Andre Jackson

Session 26 Tuesday March 31, 2015 Explaining Inflation and

Unemployment: An

Alternative to Neoliberal

Economic Theory by Anwar Shaikh

Shaikh 1999.pdf

PDF

Jasmine Forbes

Brian Morris

 

 

 

 

 

Olayemi Ojo

Session 27 Thursday April 2 2015

Where Went Wrong in 2007 by Zachery Chase

Thesis presentation 1  Where went Went Wrong in 2007..

By Zachery Chase

PDF

Zachery Chase

Brian Punch-Eastman

 

Sarah Rosado

Session 28 Thursday April 2 2015 CEO compensation and Corporate Performance by Jacob Cassel

Thesis presentation 2:  CEO compensation and Corporate Performance by Jacob Casel

PDF

Jacob Casel

Tykeem Seawell

 

 

Kevin Tkatschof

Session 29 Tuesday April 7, 2015

Should we tax the wealthy more?

Thesis presentation 3 Should we Tax the Wealthy more?

PDF

Brian DelGiudice

Andre Jackson

 

Olayemi Ojo

Session 30 Tuesday April 7, 2015 Inflation and unemployment by James Tobin

Tobin 1972.pdf

PDF

Tykeem Seawell

Robert Harms

 

 

Andre Jackson

Session 31 Thursday April 9,

2015

Excluding Externalities in Energy Pricing:  Does it Make Sense in the Modern Economy? Meghann Gentile

Thesis presentation 4 Excluding Externalities in Energy Pricing:  Does it Make Sense in the Modern Economy? Meghann Gentile

PDF

Meghann Gentile

Frantz St. James

 

 

 

 

Steven Stock

Session 32 Thursday April 9,

2015 The Impact of Neoliberal Policies on Labor by Robert Harms

Thesis presentation 5 The Impact of Neoliberal Policies on Labor by Robert Harms

PDF

Robert Harms

Brian Morris

 

Kevin Tkatschof

Session 33 Tuesday April 14, 2015

Is the US Budget deficit bad or good for the economy? By St. Jean Frantz

Thesis presentation 6 Is the US Budget deficit bad or good for the economy? By St. Jean Frantz

PDF

St Jean Frantz

 

 

Joseph James

Session 34 Tuesday April 14, 2015 The Crisis of the US automobile Industry by Bret Hope

Thesis presentation 7 The Crisis of the US automobile Industry by Bret Hope

PDF

Bret Hope

 

Denzel Williams

Session 35 Tuesday April 14, 2015 CEO Compensation and Corporate Performance by Demario Johnson

Thesis presentation 8. CEO Compensation and Corporate Performance by Demario Johnson

PDF

Demario Johnson

 

Jade Massimi

Session 36 Thursday April 16, 2015 The Crisis of the US Automobile Industry by Kacie Johnson

Thesis presentation 9.  The Crisis of the US Automobile Industry by Kacie Johnson

PDF

Kacie Johnson

 

 

Alec Christ

Session 37 Thursday April 16, 2015. Models of economic growth by Brian Morris

Thesis presentation 10. Models of economic growth by Brian Morris

PDF

Brian Morris

 

Joseph James

Session 38 Thursday April 16, 2015 The role and Importance of Behavioral Economics by Jade Massimi

Thesis Presentation 11.  The role and Importance of Behavioral Economics by Jade Massimi

PDF

Jade Massimi

 

 

Sarah Rosado

Session 39 Tuesday April 21, 2015 Potential Impact of Rising Oil prices on Today’s Economy by Joseph James

Thesis Presentation 12.  Potential Impact of Rising Oil prices on Today’s Economy by Joseph James

PDF

Joseph A. James

 

 

Steven Stock

Session 40 Tuesday April 21, 2015. Proposed  Common Currency for East African Countries by Olaymemi Ojo

Thesis Presentation 13.  Proposed  Common Currency for East African Countries by Olayemi Ojo

PDF

Olayemi Ojo

 

 

Sarah Rosado

Session 41 Tuesday April 21, 2015 .  Spending in the Higher-Education Sector by Brian Punch-Eastman

Thesis Presentation 14.  Spending in the Higher-Education Sector by Brian Punch-Eastman

PDF

Brian Punch-Eastman

 

 

Jacob Casel

Session 42 Thursday April 23, 2015 An Explanation of Minsky’s Hypothesis on Financial Instability by Sarah Rosado

Thesis Presentation 15.  An Explanation of Minsky’s Hypothesis on Financial Instability by Sarah Rosado

PDF

Sarah Rosado

 

 

Bret Hope

Session 43 Thursday April 23, 2015. U.S. Oil Prices by Mamadou Sacko

Thesis Presentation 16.  U.S. Oil Prices by Mamadou Sacko

PDF

Mamadou Sacko

 

Jasmine Forbes

Session 44 Thursday April 23, 2015 Federal Budget Deficit by Tykeem Seawell

Thesis Presentation 17.  Federal Budget Deficit by Tykeem Seawell

PDF

Tykeem Seawell

 

Brian DelGiudice

Session 45 Tuesday April 28, 2015 Financial Regulation by Alec Christ

Thesis Presentation 18. Financial Regulation by Alec Christ

PDF

Alec Christ

 

DeMario Johnson

Session 46 Tuesday April 28, 2015 Unconventional Monetary policy and the 2007-2009 Crisis by Steven Stock

Thesis Presentation 19. Unconventional Monetary policy and the 2007-2009 Crisis by Steven Stock

PDF

Steven Stock

 

 

Brian Morris

Session 47 Tuesday April 28, 2015 Evaluation of European Economic Conditions by Kevin Tkatschof

Thesis Presentation 20. Evaluation of European Economic Conditions by Kevin Tkatschof

PDF

Kevin Tkatschof

 

 

Mamadou Sacko

Session 48 Thursday April 30, 2015 A comparison of the economic policies and Obama and G.W. Bush by Denzel Williams

Thesis Presentation 21. A comparison of the economic policies and Obama and G.W. Bush by Denzel Williams

PDF

Denzel Williams

 

St Jean Frantz

Session 49 Thursday April 30, 2015 Effects of Economic Speculation on the DuPont Analysis by Matthew Wong

Thesis Presentation 22. Effects of Economic Speculation on the DuPont Analysis by Matthew Wong

PDF

Matthew Wong

 

Jade Massimi

Session 50 Thursday April 30, 2015 Chile, An Economic Miracle Based on a Political Tragedy:  A Policy Analysis by Kevin Gonzalez Gavilanes

Thesis Presentation 23. Chile, An Economic Miracle Based on a Political Tragedy:  A Policy Analysis by Kevin Gonzalez Gavilanes

PDF

Kevin Gonzalez Gavilanes

 

 

Jacob Casel

Session 51 Tuesday May 5, 2015 The role and Importance of Behavioral Economics by Jade Massimi

Thesis Presentation 24. The role and Importance of Behavioral Economics by Jade Massimi

PDF

Jade Massimi

 

 

Sarah Rosado

Session 52 Tuesday May 5, 2015  To be announced by Jasmine Forbes

Thesis Presentation 25. To be announced by Jasmine Forbes

Postponed till May 7, 2015

PDF

Jasmine Forbes

 

Denzel Williams

Session 53 Tuesday May 5, 2015 Federal Budget Deficit by Tykeem Seawell

Thesis Presentation 26. Federal Budget Deficit by Tykeem Seawell

PDF

Tykeem Seawell

 

Zachery Chase

Session 52 Tuesday May 7, 2015  To be announced by Jasmine Forbes

Thesis Presentation 25. To be announced by Jasmine Forbes

 

PDF

Jasmine Forbes

 

 

Denzel Williams

Session 54 Thursday May 7, 2015 To Be announced by Andre Jackson

Thesis Presentation 27. To

Be announced Andre Jackson

PDF

Andre Jackson

 

Matthew Wong

Session 55 Thursday May 7, 2015  Consumer Confidence Surveys:

Can They Help Us Forecast Consumer Spending in Real Time? By Dean Croushore

Croushore 2006.pdf

PDF

Brett Hope

 

Brian DelGiudice

Session 56 Thursday May 14, 2015 IS THE NAIRU THEORY A MONETARIST, NEW KEYNESIAN,

POST KEYNESIAN OR A MARXIST THEORY? By Engelbert Stockhammer

Stockhammer 2008.pdf

PDF

Mamadou Sacko

 

 

 

Kacie Johnson

Session 57 Thursday May 14, 2015 INCOME INEQUALITY IN THE UNITED STATES,

1913–1998 by THOMAS PIKETTY AND EMMANUEL SAEZ

Piketty and Saez 2003.pdf

PDF

Matthew Wong

 

 

Robert Harms

Session 58 Thursday May 14, 2015 Striking it Richer:

The Evolution of Top Incomes in the United States by Emmanuel Saez

Saez 2012.pdf

PDF

Jasmine Forbes

 

Meghann Gentile

Session 59 Thursday May 14, 2015 Household debt and the Macroeconomy by Guy Debelle

Debelle 2004.pdf

PDF

Jacob Casel

Brian Punch-Eastman

Session 60 Thursday May 14, 2015 Thesis Presentation 27. The federal chairmen selection process and effectiveness by Andre Jackson

Thesis Presentation 27. To

The federal chairmen selection process and effectiveness by Andre Jackson

PDF

Andre Jackson

 

Steve Stock

Assessment:

Session Thursday May 14, 2015 9:40 – 11:30.

Professor Kasper and Professor Floss

Assessment

PPT

Professor Kasper and

Professor Floss

 

 

Class

 

Senior Seminar eco 490 materials  Spring 2015 crn 4743 Night

Tuesday 6:00 to 8:40

Handout or Article

File Name

Type of file

Presenter

Discussants

Session 1, Tuesday February 3, 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

Starlyn Baez

Marcus  Ballard

 

 

 

 

 

Christopher Bowman

Session 2, Tuesday February 3, 2015

Quantitative Easing and the fetishized emergence of ‘world money’ in the 21st century by Paul Kellogg

Kellogg 2011.pdf

PDF

Gerald Davidson

Bertrand Dorcilien

 

 

 

Anuj Ramaiya

Session 3, Tuesday February 10, 2015

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

Fawley and Neely 2013.pdf

Pdf

Jeremy Roberts

Anuj Ramaiya

 

 

Starlyn

Baez

Session 4, Tuesday

February 10, 2015

Size and Composition

of the Central Bank Balance Sheet:

Revisiting Japan’s Experience by

Shigenori Shiratsuka

 

Shiratsuka 2010.pdf

PDF

Christopher Bowman

Marcus Ballard

 

 

 

 

Gerald Bertrand

Session 5 Tuesday

February 24, 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

Anuj Ramaiya

Gerald Davidson

 

 

 

Christopher Thompson

Session 6 Tuesday

February 24, 2015

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

Milios 2006.pdf

PDF

Alec Schappert

Jeremy Roberts

 

 

Christopher Bowman

Session 7 Tuesday

March 3, 2015

Systematic Failure of Private Banking:  The Case for Public banks by Costas Lapavitsas

Lapavitsas 2009.pdf

PDF

Bertran Dorcilien

Alec Schappert

 

 

Gerald Davidson

Session 8 Tuesday

March 3 , 2015, Changes in the U.S. Financial System and the Subprime Crisis

By Jan A. Kregel

Kregel 2008 crisis.pdf

PDF

Marcus Ballard

Starlyn Baez

 

 

Jeremy Roberts

Session 9 Tuesday

March 10, 2015

How Did Economists Get It So Wrong? By Paul Krugman

Krugman 2009.pdf

PDF

Christopher  Thompson

Bertrand Dorcilien

 

Alec Schappert

Session 10 Tuesday

March 10 , 2015

Joseph Stiglitz and the

Critique of Free Market

Analysis by Gerald Houseman

Houseman 2006.pdf

PDF

Christopher  Bowman

Anuj Ramalya

 

Gerald Davidson

Session 11 Tuesday

March 17 , 2015

Lessons We Should Have Learned from the Global Financial Crisis but Didn’t by Randall Wray

Wray 2011.pdf

PDF

Marcus Ballard

Christopher Thompson

 

 

Bertrand

Dorcilien

Session 12 Tuesday

March 17 , 2015

MONETARY POLICY, CREDIT EXTENSION, AND HOUSING BUBBLES: 2008 AND 1929 by Steven Gjerstad and Vernon Smith

Gjerstad and Smith 2009.pdf

PDF

Starlyn Baez

Alec Schappert

 

 

Christopher Bowman

Session 13 Tuesday March 31 2015 The Nonbank-Bank Nexus and the Shadow Banking System

Zoltan Pozsar and Manmohan Singh

Pozsar and Singh 2011.pdf

PDF

Bertrand Dorcilien

Starlyn Baez

 

Gerald Davidson

Session 14 Tuesday March 31 2015 The Global Financial Crisis and the Shift to Shadow Banking

By Yeva Nersisyan and Randall Wray

Nersisyan and Wray 2010.pdf

PDF

Anuj Ramaiya

Christopher Thompson

 

Marcus Ballard

Session 15 Tuesday April 7 REGULATING SHADOW BANKING by Steven L. Schwarcz

Schwarcz 2011-2012.pdf

PDF

Alec Schappert

Gerald Davidson

 

Bertrand Dorcilien

Session 16 Tuesday April 7

The shadow banking system: Implications for

financial regulation by Tobias  Adrian and  Hyun Song Shin

Adrian and Shin 2009.pdf

 

Chris Thompson

Jeremy Roberts

 

Starlyn Baez

Session 17 Tuesday April 14

The legacy of Keynes on Contemporary economic thought by Christopher Bowman


Thesis session 1.  The legacy of Keynes on Contemporary economic thought by Christopher Bowman

PDF

Christopher Bowman

Starlyn Baez

Session 18 Tuesday April 14 REGULATING SHADOW BANKING by Steven L. Schwarcz

Schwarcz 2011-2012.pdf

PDF

Alec Schappert

Gerald Davidson

 

Bertrand Dorcilien

Session 19 Tuesday April 14

The legacy of Keynes on Contemporary economic thought by Christopher Bowman


Thesis session 2.  Repercussions of Low Oil Pricing:  Are There any?  Who’s Hurting by Jeremy Roberts

PDF

Jeremy Roberts

Bertrand Dorcilien

Session 20 Tuesday April 14

Perpetual Dependence:  in the 21st Century:  Globalization and Currency Flows with an Acknowledgement of Social Class by Anuj Ramaiya

Thesis session 3.  Perpetual Dependence:  in the 21st Century:  Globalization and Currency Flows with an Acknowledgement of Social Class by Anuj Ramaiya

PDF

Anuj Ramaiya

 

Marcus Ballard

Session 20 Tuesday April 21 Differences between the economic policies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama by Alec Schappert

Thesis session 4.  Differences between the economic policies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama by Alec Schappert

PDF

Alec Schappert

 

Starlyn Baez

Session 21 Tuesday April 21

Gaddafi's plan to devastate the dollar by Gerald Davidson

Thesis session 5.  Gaddafi's plan to devastate the dollar by Gerald Davidson

PDF

Gerald Davidson

Jeremy Roberts

Session 22 Tuesday April 21

Inflation and unemployment by James Tobin

Tobin 1972.pdf

PDF

Marcus Ballard

 

Christopher Thompson

Session 23 Tuesday April 21

Financialization:  Market Discipline or Capital Discipline? By John Milios and Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos

Milios and Sotiropoulos 2010.pdf

PDF

Chris Bowman

 

Bertrand Dorcilien

Session 24 Tuesday April 28 An Analysis of the Keynesian Consumption Theory by Starlyn Baez

Thesis session 6.  An Analysis of the Keynesian Consumption Theory by Starlyn Baez

PDF

Starlyn Baez

Chris Thompson

Session 25 Tuesday April 28.  The Impact of Rising Oil prices by Bertrand Dorcilien

Thesis session 7.  The Impact of Rising Oil prices by Bertrand Dorcilien

PDF

Bertrand Dorcilien

Gerald Davidson

Session 26 Tuesday April 28 Differences between the economic policies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama by Alec Schappert

Thesis session 4.  Differences between the economic policies of George W. Bush and Barack Obama by Alec Schappert

PDF

Alec Schappert

 

Starlyn Baez

Session 27 Tuesday April 28 COMPARING WEALTH EFFECTS:

THE STOCK MARKET VERSUS THE HOUSING MARKET by

Karl E. Case, John M. Quigley and

Robert J. Shiller

Case Quigley and Shiller 2005.pdf

PDF

Marcus Ballard

 

 

Jeremy Roberts

Session 28 Tuesday May 5, 2015 Income Inequality:  The Top 1% and its impact on Financialization by Christopher Thompson

Thesis session 8.  Income Inequality:  The Top 1% and its impact on Financialization

PDF

Christopher Thompson

 

Starlyn Baez

Session 29 Tuesday May 5, 2015 To Be announced by Marcus Ballard

Thesis session 9.  To Be announced by Marcus Ballard

PDF

Marcus Ballard

 

Bertrand Dorcilien

Session 30 Tuesday May 5, 2015 THE NAIRU THEORY A MONETARIST, NEW KEYNESIAN,

POST KEYNESIAN OR A MARXIST THEORY? By Engelbert Stockhammer

Stockhammer 2008.pdf

PDF

Jeremy Roberts

 

 

Christopher Thompson

Session 31 Tuesday May 5, 2015 Household debt and the Macroeconomy by Guy Debelle

Debelle 2004.pdf

PDF

Marcus Ballard

 

Christopher Bowman

Session 32 Tuesday May 12, 2015 Household debt and the Macroeconomy by Guy Debelle

Debelle 2004.pdf

PDF

Gerald Davidson

 

Starlyn Baez

Session 33 Tuesday May 12, 2015 THE NAIRU THEORY A MONETARIST, NEW KEYNESIAN,

POST KEYNESIAN OR A MARXIST THEORY? By Engelbert Stockhammer

Stockhammer 2008.pdf

PDF

Alec Schappert

 

 

Bertrand Dorcilien

Session 34 Tuesday May 12, 2015 INCOME INEQUALITY IN THE UNITED STATES,

1913–1998 by THOMAS PIKETTY AND EMMANUEL SAEZ

Piketty and Saez 2003.pdf

PDF

Anuj Ramaiya

 

Chris Thompson

Session 35 Tuesday May 12, 2015 To Be announced by Marcus Ballard

Thesis session 9.  To Be announced by Marcus Ballard

PDF

Marcus Ballard

 

Bertrand Dorcilien

Assessment:

Session Tuesday May 12, 2015 6:00 – 8:40.

Professor Kasper and Professor Byrley

Assessment

PPT

Professor Kasper

Professor Byrley

 

 

Class

 

 

 

 

 

Applied Econometrics Downloads Spring 2015

 

 

Senior Seminar eco 490 materials  Fall 2014 crn

 

Wednesday September 3, 2014

Film clips, discussion of thesis and PowerPoints

 

 

 

Session 1 Monday

September 8, 2014

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

Mark Talley

 

Hagar Boateng

 

 

 

 

Clarence Boatman

Session 2 Monday

September 8, 2014

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

Milios 2006.pdf

PDF

Paul Bradley

Elnora Gaiser

 

 

 

John Mallia

Monday September 1, 2014

No Class labor day

 

 

 

Session 3 Wednesday

September 10, 2014

Systematic Failure of Private Banking:  The Case for Private banks by Costas Lapavitsas

Lapavitsas 2009.pdf

PDF

Tobias McNeal

Ryan Millar

 

 

 

Lashae Palmer

Session 4 Wednesday

September 10 , 2014, Changes in the U.S. Financial System and the Subprime Crisis

By Jan A. Kregel

Kregel 2008 crisis.pdf

PDF

Anthony Rivera

 

 

 

Alexander Rock-Blake

Monday        September 15

In class  Quiz 1

 

 

 

Wednesday September 17

In Class Quiz 2

 

 

 

Session 5 Monday

September 22, 2014

How Did Economists Get It So Wrong? By Paul Krugman

Krugman 2009.pdf

PDF

Haley Sanford

John Stanchak

 

 

Mark Talley

Session 6 Monday

September 22, 2014

Joseph Stiglitz and the

Critique of Free Market

Analysis by Gerald Houseman

Houseman 2006.pdf

PDF

Maxx Vanvorce

Jennifer Faltyn

 

Alieu Baldeh

Session 7 Wednesday

September 24, 2014

Lessons We Should Have Learned from the Global Financial Crisis but Didn’t by Randall Wray

Wray 2011.pdf

PDF

Hagar Boateng

 

 

 

 

 

Tobias McNeal

Session 8 Wednesday

September 24, 2014

MONETARY POLICY, CREDIT EXTENSION, AND HOUSING BUBBLES: 2008 AND 1929 by Steven Gjerstad and Vernon Smith

Gjerstad and Smith 2009.pdf

PDF

Clarence Boatman

Anthony Rivera

 

 

 

 

 

 

Session 9 Monday

September 29, 2014

Compulsive Buying Behavior in College Students:

The Mediating Role of Credit Card Misuse by Kay M. Palan, Paula C. Morrow, Allan Trapp, II, and Virginia Blackburn

Palan Morrow Trapp and Blackburn 2011.pdf

PDF

Elnora Gaiser

Maxx Vanvorce

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alieu Baldeh

Session 10 Monday

September 29, 2014

Living U.S. Capitalism: The Normalization of Credit/Debt by Lisa Peñaloza and Michelle Barnhart

Penaloza and Barnhart 2011.pdf

PDF

John Mallia

Kathleen Anderson

 

 

 

Ryan Millar

Session 11 Wednesday

October 1, 2014

Electronic Trading in Stock Markets by Hans Stoll

Stoll 2006.pdf

PDF

Ryan Millar

Maxx Vanvorce

 

 

Patrick Colston

Session 12 Wednesday

October 1, 2014

Securitization, Liquidity,

and Market Failure by Paul Davidson

Davidson 2008.pdf

Postponed till December 3

PDF

Mark Talley

Alexander Rock-Blake

 

 

Lashae Palmer

Session 13 Monday

October 6, 2014

Stock Market Wealth and Consumption by James Poterba

Poterba 2000.pdf

PDF

Alexander Rock-Blake

Anthony Rivera

 

 

 

Session 14 Monday

October 6, 2014

COMPARING WEALTH EFFECTS:

THE STOCK MARKET VERSUS THE HOUSING MARKET by

Karl E. Case, John M. Quigley and

Robert J. Shiller

Case Quigley and Shiller 2005.pdf

PDF

Alieu Baldeh

Paul Bradley

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maxwell Roberts

Session 15 Wednesday

October 8, 2014

Central Bank Independence and Macroeconomic Performance: Some Comparative Evidence

Alberto Alesina and Lawrence H. Summers

Alesina and Summers 1993.pdf

PDF

Lashae Palmer

Anthony Rivera

 

 

 

 

 

Hagar Boateng

Session 16 Wednesday

October 8, 2014

Central Banking in Contemporary Capitalism:

Monetary Policy and its Limits

Demophanes Papadatos

Papadatos 2008.pdf

PDF

Alexander Rock-Blake

Mark Talley

 

 

 

 

Alieu Baldeh

Monday October 13, 2014

Fall Recess no Class

 

 

 

Session 17 Monday

October 20, 2014

The Financialization of Capital and the Crisis by John Bellamy Foster

Foster 2008.pdf

PDF

Maxx Vanvorce

Elnora Gaiser

 

 

Haley Sandford

Session 18 Monday

October 20, 2014

Financialization:  Market Discipline or Capital Discipline? By John Milios and Dimitris P. Sotiropoulos

Milios and Sotiropoulos 2010.pdf

pdf

Patrick Colston

Haley Sandford

 

 

 

Ryan Millar

Session 19 Wednesday

October 22, 2014

“Controversies related to Globalization and Offshoring.” By Lashae Palmer

First Thesis presentation

“Controversies related to Globalization and Offshoring.”

pdf

Lashae Palmer

Jennifer Faltyn

 

 

 

 

Tobias McNeal

Session 20 Wednesday

October 22,2014

“The affordable Health care bill” by Maxwell Roberts

Second Thesis presentation

“The affordable Health care bill”

pdf

Maxwell Roberts

John Mallia

 

 

 

Patrick Colston

Session 21 Monday

October 27, 2014

“World Bank and the IMF:  Poverty reduction” by Alieu Baldeh

Third Thesis presentation

“World Bank and the IMF:  Poverty reduction”

Poverty Reduction.pptx

pdf

Alieu Baldeh

Clarence Boatman

 

Jennifer Faltyn

Session 22 Monday

October 27, 2014

“Critique of obama's economic policy”

By Hagar Boateng

Fourth Thesis presentation

“Critique of obama's economic policy”

pdf

Hagar Boateng

Clarence Boatman

 

 

Lashae Palmer

Session 23 Wednesday

October 29, 2014

“The use of sourcing (outsourcing or off shoring) by Businesses”

By Clarence Boatman

Fifth Thesis presentation

“The use of sourcing (outsourcing or off shoring) by Businesses”

pdf

Clarence Boatman

Haley Sandford

 

 

 

Alexander Rock-Blake

Session 24 Wednesday

October 29, 2014

“Housing Market Meltdown” by Paul Bradley

Sixth Thesis presentation

“Housing Market Meltdown”

pdf

Paul Bradley

John Stanchak

 

 

 

 

Session 25 Monday

November 3, 2014

“Comparing Economic Policies of Bush and Obama” by Patrick Colston

Seventh Thesis presentation

“Comparing Economic Policies of Bush and Obama”

pdf

Patrick Colston

Alieu Baldeh

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Faltyn

Session 26 Monday

November 3, 2014

“The 2007-2009 Recession” by Jennifer Faltyn

Eighth Thesis presentation

“The 2007-2009 Recession”

pdf

Jennifer Faltyn

John Mallia

 

 

 

 

Tobias McNeal

Session 27 Wednesday

November 5, 2014

“How is oil impacting you” by Elnora Gaiser

Ninth Thesis presentation

“How is oil impacting you”

Postponed till November 10, 2014

pdf

Elnora Gaiser

Alec Schappert

 

 

John Stanchak (EC)

Session 28 Wednesday

November 5, 2014

“U.S. Economic crisis of 2008” by John Mallia

Tenth Thesis presentation

“U.S. Economic crisis of 2008”

pdf

John Mallia

Kathleen Anderson

 

 

 

Mark Talley

Session 27 Wednesday

November 10, 2014

“How is oil impacting you” by Elnora Gaiser

Ninth Thesis presentation

“How is oil impacting you”

pdf

Elnora Gaiser

Alec Schappert

 

 

 

Session 29 Monday

November 10, 2014

“Economic Impact of Immigration” by Tobias McNeal

Eleventh Thesis presentation

“Economic Impact of Immigration”

pdf

Tobias McNeal

Maxx Vanvorce (EC)

 

 

Session 30 Monday

November 10, 2014

“The causes and effects of the great depression, what Roosevelt and hoover did to counter the depression, and Keynes work based on the great depression” by Ryan Millar

Twelfth Thesis Presentation

“The causes and effects of the great depression, what Roosevelt and hoover did to counter the depression, and Keynes work based on the great depression”

PDF

Ryan Millar

Clarence Boatman (EC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Haley Sandford (EC)

Session 31 Wednesday

November 12, 2014

“The Relationship between money, inflation and price of gold:  the quantity theory of money” by Anthony Rivera

Thirteenth Thesis presentation

“The Relationship between money, inflation and price of gold:  the quantity theory of money”

PDF

Anthony Rivera

Patrick Colston (EC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tobias McNeal (EC)

Session 32 Wednesday

November 12, 2014

“A quantitative Examination of Corporate Liquidity Post-2008” by Alexander Rock-Blake

Fourteenth Thesis presentation

“A quantitative Examination of Corporate Liquidity Post-2008”

PDF

Alexander Rock-Blake

Jennifer Faltyn (EC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paul Bradley

Session 33 Monday

November 17, 2014

“The world influence of Well-known economists”

by Haley Sandford

Fifteenth Thesis presentation

“The world influence of Well-known economists”

Postponed till December 8

pdf

 

 

 

Haley Sandford

John Mallia (EC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mark Talley (EC2)

Session 34 Monday

November 17, 2014

“Housing Market Meltdown that led to the financial bailout” by John Stanchak

Sixteenth Thesis presentation

“Housing Market Meltdown that led to the financial bailout”

PDF

John Stanchak

Patrick Colston

 

 

 

 

Maxwell Roberts (EC)

Session 35 Wednesday

November 19, 2014

“Buffalo: It’s not Me:  It’s You by Mark Talley” by Mark Talley

Seventeenth Thesis presentation

“Buffalo: It’s not Me:  It’s You” Postponed till Monday November 24.

 

PDF

Mark Talley

Alexander Rock-Blake (EC)

 

 

 

Alec Schappert

Session 36 Wednesday

November 19, 2014

“Technology and Economic Risk” by Maxx Vanvorce

Eighteen Thesis presentation

“Technology and Economic Risk” Post poned till Monday December 1,  unless time becomes available on Monday November 24.

PDF

Maxx Vanvorce

Alex S Schappert(EC)

 

Kathleen Anderson (EC)

Session 37 Monday

November 24, 2014

Controversial Issues in Marxist Economic Theory

 By Ben Fine and Laurence Harris

Fine and Harris 1976.pdf

PDF

 

Kathleen Anderson

Mark Talley (EC)

 

 

 

Session 36 Monday

November 24, 2014

“Technology and Economic Risk” by Maxx Vanvorce

Eighteen Thesis presentation

“Technology and Economic Risk”

PDF

Maxx Vanvorce

Kathleen Anderson (EC)

Session 35 Monday

November 24, 2014

“Buffalo: It’s not Me:  It’s You by Mark Talley”

Seventeenth Thesis presentation

“Buffalo: It’s not Me:  It’s You”

 

PDF

Mark Talley

Alexander Rock-Blake (EC)

 

 

 

 

Session 39

Monday December 1, 2014

“Determinants of Oil Prices” by Kathleen Anderson

Nineteenth Thesis presentation

“Determinants of Oil Prices”

PDF

Kathleen Anderson

Elnora Gaiser

 

 

Alexander Rock-Blake (EC2)

Session 40

Monday December 1, 2014

Twentieth presentation

 

PDF

Alec Schappert

Hagar Boateng

 

 

Paul Bradley (EC)

Session 38

Monday December 1, 2014

Marxian Class Analysis and Economics by Richard Wolff

Wolff R 2006.pdf

pdf

 

 

 

Hagar Boateng (EC)

Wednesday December 3, 2014

Consumer Confidence Surveys:

Can They Help Us Forecast Consumer Spending in Real Time? By Dean Croushore

Croushore 2006.pdf

PDF

John Stanchak

 

 

 

 

Maxwell Roberts

Wednesday December 3, 2014

Inflation and unemployment by James Tobin

Tobin 1972.pdf

PDF

Jennifer Faltyn

Hagar Boateng

 

 

 

Wednesday December 3, 2014

Explaining Inflation and

Unemployment: An

Alternative to Neoliberal

Economic Theory by Anwar Shaikh

Shaikh 1999.pdf

PDF

Maxwell Roberts

Ryan Millar

 

 

 

 

Paul Bradley

Session 33 Monday

3:40 – 5:30 pm

December 8, 2014,

“The world influence of Well-known economists

” by Haley Sandford

Fifteenth Thesis presentation

The world influence of Well-known economists

Postponed till December 12

pdf

Haley Sandford

John Mallia (EC)

 

 

 

 

 

Mark Talley (EC2)

Assessment:

Session  Between Monday, December 8, 2014

3:40 – 5:30 Pm.

Professor Kasper and Professor Byrley

Discussion

PPT

Professor Kasper

Professor Byrley

 

Session 33 Friday

1:00 – 1:30 pm

December 12, 2014,

“The world influence of Well-known economists

” by Haley Sandford

Fifteenth Thesis presentation

The world influence of Well-known economists

pdf

Haley Sandford

John Mallia (EC)

 

 

 

 

 

Mark Talley (EC2)