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Senior Seminar eco 490 materials Spring 2018 crn 2667

Tuesday and Thursday 10:50 am to 12:05 MORNING

 

Session 1,

Thursday Morning

February 15, 2018

Thirteen Things You Need to Know About

Neoliberalism by Ben Fine and Alfredo Saad-Filho

Fine and Saad-Filho 2017.pdf

PDF

Erica  Butters

Nathan Clark

 

 

Amanda Colon

 

Session 2,

Thursday

February 15, 2018

Neoliberalism, the Rate of

Profit and the Rate of Accumulation by

Erdogan Bakir and Al Campbell

Bakir and Campbell 2009.pdf

PDF

Ashley Dirscheldl

Jonathan Fleischauer

            

 

 

 

 Alana Fusani

 

Session 3,

Tuesday Morning

February 20, 2018

Interest Rates and the “New Normal” by John C. Williams

Williams 2017.pdf

PDF

Justin Leach

Eric Marcus

 

 

Matthew Ohman

 

Session 4,

Tuesday

February 20, 2018

Measuring the Natural Rate of Interest Redux by Laubach and Williams

Laubach and Williams 2015.pdf

PDF

Uyi Omogun

Terrel Stobbs

 

Zachary Szafranek

 

Session 5,

Thursday Morning

February 20, 2018

Thirteen Things You Need to Know About

Neoliberalism by Ben Fine and Alfredo Saad-Filho

Fine and Saad-Filho 2017.pdf

PDF

Erica  Butters

Nathan Clark

 

 

Amanda Colon

 

Session 6,

Thursday Morning

February 20, 2018

Neoliberalism and International Financial Instability by  Martin Wolfson

Wolfson 2000.pdf

PDF

Nathan Clark

Jacob Walsh

 

 

Torren Northe

 

Session 7, Tuesday

February 27, 2018

OIL PRICES AND THEIR EFFECT

ON POTENTIAL OUTPUT by Ángel Estrada and Pablo Hernández de Cos

Estrada and Hernández de Cos 2009.pdf

PDF

Amanda Colon

Erica Butters

 

 

 

 

Alana Fusani

 

Session 8, February 27, 2018

The Perennial Problem of Predicting Potential by John C. Williams

Williams 2017 PO.pdf

PDF

Jonathan Fleischauer

Michael Granato

 

Justin Leach

 

Session 9, Thursday March 1, 2018

Marx’s Explanation of Money’s Functions: Overturning the Quantity Theory

By Martha Campbell

Campbell 2003.pdf

PDF

Alana Fusani

Uyi Omogun

 

 

 

 

Terrel Stobbs

 

Session 10, Thursday

March 1, 2018

MONEY AS ‘UNIVERSAL EQUIVALENT’ AND ITS ORIGIN IN

COMMODITY EXCHANGE by COSTAS LAPAVITSAS

Lapavitsas 2003.pdf

PDF

Jacob Walsh

Zachery Szafranek

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eric Marcus

 

Session 11, Tuesday

March 6, 2018

Trading Rights and Wrongs: The 2002 Bush

Steel Tariffs by Kevin Ho

Ho 2003.pdf

PDF

Eric Marcus

Erica Butters

 

 

 

 

Jonatan N. Fleischauer

 

Session 12,

Tuesday

March 6, 2018

The political economy of trade protection: the determinants

and welfare impact of the 2002 US emergency steel

safeguard measure By R. Read

Read 2005.pdf

PDF

Matthew Ohman

Nathan Clark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Justin Leach

 

Session 13, Thursday

March 8, 2018

HOW SHOULD EUROPE REACT TO USCORPORATE TAX REFORM PLANS? By Heinz Handler

Handler 2017.pdf

PDF

 

 

 

 

Terrel Stobbs

Ashley Dirschedl

 

 

 

 

Amanda Colon

 

Session 14,

Thursday

March 8, 2018

The Fiscal Outlook at the Beginning of the Trump Administration by Alan J. Auerbach and William G. Gale

Auerback and Gale 2017.pdf

PDF

Michael J. Granato

Torren Northe

 

 

 

 

 

Uyi Omogun

 

Session 15

Tuesday March 13, 2018

The Fiscal Outlook at the Beginning of the Trump Administration by Alan J. Auerbach and William G. Gale

Auerback and Gale 2017.pdf

PDF

Zachery Szafranek

Uyi Omogun

 

 

 

Ashley M. Dirschedl

 

Session 16

Tuesday March 13, 2018

Negative Interest Rates

Symptom of Crisis or Instrument for Recovery by C P Chandrasekhar

Chandrasekhar 2017.pdf

PDF

Nathan Clark

Matthew Ohman

 

 

Jacob Walsh

 

Session 17

Thursday March 15, 2018

The Influence of Hymer's Dissertation on the Theory of Foreign Direct Investment

By John H. Dunning and Alan M. Rugman

Dunning and Rugman 1985.pdf

PDF

Erica Butters

Michael Granato

 

Jonathon Fleischauer

 

Session 18

Thursday March 15, 2018

FDI as an Outcome of the Market for

Corporate Control: Theory and Evidence by

Keith Head and John Ries

Head and Ries 2007.pdf

PDF

Amanda Colon

Ashley Dirschedl

 

 

 

 

 

Terrel Stobbs

 

Session 19

Tuesday March 20, 2018

The Fiscal Outlook at the Beginning of the Trump Administration by Alan J. Auerbach and William G. Gale

Auerback and Gale 2017.pdf

PDF

Uyi Omogun

Ashley M. Dirschedl

 

 

 

 

Zachery Szafranek

 

Session 20 Tuesday March 20, 2018

Trade Wars: Canada's Reaction to the

Smoot-Hawley Tariff by JUDITH A. MCDONALD, ANTHONY PATRICK O'BRIEN,

AND COLLEEN M. CALLAHAN

McDonald Obrien and Callahan 1997.pdf

PDF

Jonathan N. Fleischauer

Eric Marcus

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Matthew Ohman

 

Session 21 Thursday March 22, 2018

FDI as an Outcome of the Market for

Corporate Control: Theory and Evidence by

Keith Head and John Ries

Head and Ries 2007.pdf

PDF

Amanda Colon

Ashley Dirschedl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terrel Stobbs

 

Session 22 Thursday March 22, 2018

Trade Wars: A Comparative Study of Anglo-Hanse, Franco-Italian, and Hawley-Smoot Conflicts by John Conybeare

Conybeare 1985.pdf

PDF

Alana Fusani

Jacob Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erica Butters

 

Session 23 Tuesday April 3, 2018

FDI as an Outcome of the Market for

Corporate Control: Theory and Evidence by

Keith Head and John Ries

Head and Ries 2007.pdf

PDF

Amanda Colon

Ashley Dirschedl

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terrel Stobbs

 

Session 25 Tuesday April 3, 2018

Trade Wars: A Comparative Study of Anglo-Hanse, Franco-Italian, and Hawley-Smoot Conflicts by John Conybeare

Conybeare 1985.pdf

PDF

Alana Fusani

Jacob Walsh

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erica Butters

 

Session 25

Thursday, April 5, 2018

MODERN MONEY THEORY: A RESPONSE TO CRITICS

Fullwiler Keltonand Wray 2012.pdf

PDF

Eric Marcus

Uyi Omogun

 

Zachary Szafranek

 

Session 26 Thursday, April 5, 2018

Money, Fiscal Policy, and Interest Rates: A Critique

of Modern Monetary Theory

by Thomas I. Palley

Palley 2015.pdf

PDF

Justin Leach

Mike Granato

 

 

Amanda Colon

 

Session 27

Tuesday April 10, 2018

MODERN MONEY THEORY: A RESPONSE TO CRITICS

Fullwiler Keltonand Wray 2012.pdf

PDF

Eric Marcus

Zachery Szafranek

 

Uyi Omogun

 

Session 28

Tuesday April 10, 2018

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

 

Fawley and Neely 2013.pdf

PDF

Jacob Walsh

Ashley Dirschedl

 

 

 

 

 

Terrel Stobbs

 

Session 29

Thursday April 12, 2018

GROWING U.S. TRADE DEFICIT

WITH CHINA COST 2.8 MILLION

JOBS BETWEEN 2001 AND 2010 Hundreds to thousands of jobs displaced

in every U.S. congressional district By Robert C. Scott

Scott 2011 China.pdf

PDF

Uyi Omogun

Nathan Clark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Granato

 

Session 30

Thursday April 12, 2018

China-U.S. Trade Issues by Wayne Morrison

Morrison 2011.pdf

PDF

Terrel Stobbs

Justin Leach

 

 

Eric Marcus

 

Session 31 Tuesday April 17, 2018

TRANSATLANTIC TRADE: WHITHER PARTNERSHIP,

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

Fontagné Gourdon and Jean 2013.pdf

PDF

Justin Leach

Ashley Dirschedl

 

Alana Fusani

 

Session 32 Tuesday April 17, 2018

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: New Paradigm or

Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing? By Meredith Kolsky Lewis

Kolsky-Lewis 2011.pdf

PDF

Matthew Ohman

Michael Granato

 

 

 

 

 

Erica Butters

 

Session 33 Thursday April 19, 2018

Tax Incidence Theory: The Effects of Taxes on the Distribution of Income by Peter Mieszkowski

Mieszkowski 1969.pdf

PDF

Michael Granato

Justin Leach

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amanda Colon

 

Session 34 Thursday April 19, 2018

Can Buffalo Be Revived?  The Pros and Cons to the Addition  of a Subway Extension by Jonathan Fleischauer

Thesis 1 presentation by Jonathan Fleischauer

Title:

Can Buffalo Be Revived?  The Pros and Cons to the Addition  of a Subway Extension

PDF

Jonathan Fleischauer

Eric Marcus

 

Session 35

Tuesday April 24, 2018

What is the potential for development of a marijuana industry in in the US now that it is legalized? By Jacob Walsh

Thesis 2 presentation b Jacob Walsh

Title:

What is the potential for development of a marijuana industry in in the US now that it is legalized?

PDF

Jacob Walsh

Justin Leach

 

 

 

 

Matthew Ohman

 

Session 36 Tuesday April 24, 2018

Robotics and Automation Effects on the Macro Economy by Nathan Clark

Thesis 3 presentation By Nathan Clark

Title:  Robotics and Automation Effects on the Macro Economy

PDF

Nathan Clark

Uyi Omogun

 

 

 

 

Zachary Szafranek

 

Session 37 Thursday April 26, 2018

Solar Power and the Mideast by Matthew Ohman

Thesis 4

Presentation by Matthew Ohman

Title: Solar power and the Mideast

PDF

Matthew Ohman

Eric Marcus

 

 

 

 

Terrel Stobbs

 

Session 38 Thursday April 26, 2018

Unemployment and Economic Growth by Ashley Dirschedl

Thesis 5 Presentation by Ashley Dirschedl

Topic:  Unemployment and Economic Growth

PDF

Ashley Dirschedl

Zachery Szafranek

 

 

 

 

Erica Butters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Seminar eco 490 materials Spring 2018 crn 3360

Tuesday and Thursday 1:40 am to 2:55  Afternoon

 

 Session 1,

Thursday Morning

February 15 2018

Consumer Sovereignty by Joseph Persky

Persky 1993.pdf

PDF

Ashlee Akhter

Cody Fanning

 

 

 

Taylor Hosbey

 

Session 2,

Thursday

February 15, 2018

The role of consumer sovereignty in sustaining the

market economy by Wolfgang J. Fellner and Clive L. Spash

 

Fellner and Spash 2015.pdf

 

 

 

 

PDF

Kenroy Kerr

Caleh Mclean

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsey Samuel

 

Session 3, Tuesday  February 20, 2018

The Decline in the Natural Rate of Interest by John Williams

Williams 2015.pdf

PDF

Cody Fanning

Kenroy

Kerr

 

 

 

Caleh McLean

 

Session 4, Tuesday February 20, 2018

Endogenous Money and the Natural Rate of Interest: The Reemergence of Liquidity

Preference and Animal Spirits in the Post-Keynesian Theory of Capital Markets by Philip Pilkington

Pilkington 2014.pdf

PDF

Taylor Hosbey

Ashlee Akhter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsey Samuel

 

Session 5, Thursday February 22, 2018

Do countries compete over corporate tax rates?

Michael P. Devereux, Ben Lockwood, and  Michela Redoano

Devereux Lockwood and Redoano 2008.pdf

PDF

Kelsey Samuel

Kenroy Kerr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cody Fanning

 

Session 6, Thursday February 22, 2018

2013 ANNUAL GLOBAL TAX

COMPETITIVENESS RANKING:

CORPORATE TAX POLICY AT A

CROSSROADS by Duanjie Chen and Jack Mintz

Chen and Mintz 2013.pdf

PDF

Caleh McLean

Ashlee Akhter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taylor Hosbey

 

Session 7 Tuesday February 27, 2018

An eclectic approach to estimating U.S. potential GDP by

Marc-André Gosselin and René Lalonde

Gosselin and Lalonde 2006.pdf

PDF

Ashlee Akhter

Caleh Mclean

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsey Samuel

 

Session 8 Thursday

March 6, 2018

Competing schools of thought in

macroeconomics – an ever-emerging

by consensus? By Bill Gerrard

Gerrard 1996.pdf

PDF

Kenroy Kerr

Cody Fanning

 

 

 

Taylor Hosbey

 

Session 9

Tuesday

March 6, 2018

The Unintended Consequences of U.S. Steel Import Tariffs:

A Quantification of the Impact During 2002  by Joseph Francois

and

Laura M. Baughman

Francois and Baughman 2003.pdf

PDF

Cody Fanning

Kenroy Kerr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caleh Mclean

 

Session 10 Thursday

March 8, 2018

Trump’s Bait and Switch: Job Creation in the Midst of Welfare State Sabotage by

Pavlina R. Tcherneva

Tcherneva 2017.pdf

PDF

Taylor Hosbey

Ashlee Akhter

 

 

Kelsey Samuels

 

Session 11

Tuesday March 13, 2018

IS INTERNATIONAL GROWTH

THE WAY OUT OF U.S. CURRENT

ACCOUNT DEFICITS?

A NOTE OF CAUTION by ANWAR M. SHAIKH, GENNARO ZEZZA, AND CLAUDIO H. DOS SANTOS

 

 

 

Shaikh Zezza and Dos Santos 2003.pdf

PDF

Caleh Mclean

Kenroy Kerr

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cody Fanning

 

Session 12 Thursday March 15, 2018

Terrorism and the World Economy by Alberto Abadie and Javier Gardeazabal

Abadie and Gardeazabal 2005.pdf

PDF

Kelsey Samuels

Taylor Hosbey

 

Ashlee Akhter

 

Session 13

Tuesday March 20, 2018

The Political Economy of the Smoot-Hawley Tariff by Barry Eichengreen

Eichengreen 2000.pdf

PDF

Ashlee Akhter

Kenroy Kerr

 

 

 

 

 

Caleh McLean

 

Session 14 Thursday March 22, 2018

The crime drop in comparative perspective: the

impact of the economy and imprisonment on

American and European burglary rates by  Richard Rosenfeld and Steven F. Messner

 

Rosenfeld and Messner 2009.pdf

PDF

Cody Fanning

Caleh McLean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ashlee Akhter

 

Session 15 Tuesday April 3, 2015

From the State Theory of Money to Modern Money Theory: An Alternative to

Economic Orthodoxy

by

L. Randall Wray

Wray 2014.pdf

PDF

Taylor Hosbey

Caleh Mclean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ashlee Akhter

 

Session 16, Thursday April 5, 2018

Modern Money Theory and Interrelations between the Treasury and the Central

Bank: The Case of the United States

by

Éric Tymoigne

Tymoigne 2014.pdf

PDF

Kenroy Kerr

Cody Fanning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsey Samuels

 

Session 17 Tuesday April 10, 2018

Quantity Theory of Money

Redux? Will Inflation

Be the Legacy of

Quantitative Easing? By William C. Cline

Cline 2015.pdf

PDF

Caleh Mclean

Ashlee Akhter

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kenroy Kerr

 

Session 18

Thursday April 12, 2018

China’s Holdings of U.S. Securities:

Implications for the U.S. Economy by Wayne M. Morrison and Marc Labonte

Morrison and Labonte 2008.pdf

PDF

 

 

 

 

Kelsey Samuels

Taylor Hosbey

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cody Fanning

 

Session 19 Tuesday April 17, 2918

Malthus vs Ricardo Debate on Corn Laws by Ashlee Akhter

Thesis presentation 1

Ashlee Akhter

Topic:

Malthus vs Ricardo Debate on Corn Laws

PDF

Ashlee Akhter

Kenroy Kerr

 

 

 

 

Caleh McLean

 

Session 20 Thursday April 19,  MMT vs Marxist Monetary theory by Cody Fanning

Thesis presentation 2

Cody Fanning

Topic:  MMT vs Marxist Monetary theory

PDF

Cody Fanning

Taylor Hosbey

 

 

Kelsey Samuels

 

Session 21 Tuesday April 24, 2018

African Americans - Economic Status - Present and Prospects by Taylor Hosbey

Thesis Presentation 3

Taylor Hosbey

Topic:

African Americans - Economic Status - Present and Prospects

PDF

Taylor Hosbey

Cody Fanning

 

 

 

 

 

 

Caleh Mclean

 

Session 22

Thursday April 26, 2018

Deficits, Debt and the interest rate:  sustainability by Kenroy Kerr

Thesis Presentation: 4

Kenroy Kerr

Thesis topic: Deficits, Debt and the interest rate:  sustainability

PDF

Kenroy Kerr

Ashlee Akhter

 

 

 

 

Kelsey Samuels