Materials can be downloaded here!

Left mouse click on file name

Handout or Article

File Name

Type of file

Presenter

Discussants

Senior Seminar eco 490 materials  Spring 2014 crn 4320 Evening M 6 – 8:40

Potential articles for critique

Microsoft Word - SubjectBibliography07.pdf

 

 

 

Syllabus

download

format

Presenter

Discussant

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

Maxwell Roberts

 

 

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

Paul Bradley

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

Haley Standford

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

Kathleen Anderson

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

PDF

John Stanchak

Mark Talley

 

 

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

 

 

Hagar Boateng

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

Maxwell Roberts

Mark Talley

 

 

 

 

Alexander Rock-Blake

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

Jennifer Faltyn

Elnora Gaiser

 

 

Maxx Vanvorce

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

Hadley 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

Elnora Gaiser

 

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

 

 

Maxwell Roberts

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

Eighth Thesis presentation

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”

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

 

 

Lashae Palmer(EC)

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)

 

Alec Schappert

Session 30 Monday

November 10, 2014

Twelfth Thesis Presentation

PDF

Ryan Millar

Clarence Boatman (EC)

 

Hadley Sandford (EC)

Session 31 Wednesday

November 12, 2014

Thirteenth Thesis presentation

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)

 

 

 

 

Kathleen Anderson

Session 33 Monday

November 17, 2014

“The Great Depression” by Haley Sandford

Fifteenth Thesis presentation

“The Great Depression”

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

Anthony Rivera (EC)

 

 

 

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”

 

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”

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)

 

 

Haley Sandford (EC2)

Session 38

Monday November 24, 2014

Marxian Class Analysis and Economics by Richard Wolff

Wolff R 2006.pdf

pdf

Alec Schappert

Alieu Baldeh

 

Hagar Boateng (EC)

Wednesday November 26, 2014

No class Thanksgiving

PDF

 

 

Session 39

Monday December 1, 2014

“Determinants of Oil Prices” by Kathleen Anderson

Nineteenth Thesis presentation

“Determinants of Oil Prices”

PDF

Kathleen Anderson

Anthony Rivera (EC2)

 

Alexander Rock-Blake (EC2)

Session 40

Monday December 1, 2014

Twentieth presentation

 

PDF

Alec Schappert

Clarence Boatman (EC2)

 

 

Paul Bradley (EC)

Wednesday December 3, 2014

Discussion, Critique and Film Clip production

PDF

 

 

Assessment:

Session  Between Monday-Thrusday, December 8-11, 2014

Professor Kasper and Professor Byrley

Discussion

PPT

Professor Kasper

Professor Byrley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applied Macroeconomic Theory Downloads

Fall 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tobin

Tobin 1972.pdf