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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

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

PDF

Robert J. Johnson

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. Johnson

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

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

PDF

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

Pdf

Eric Almeter

 

Session 37, Monday November 23, 2015

Thesis presentation by Justin Best

PDF

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

PDf

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Jessica Frieson

 

Session 43 Monday November 30, 2015

Thesis presentation by Alex Grant

PDF

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

Pdf

Jasmine Hutchison

 

Session 45, Wednesday December 2, 2015

“Current Economic Situation” by Jean Jacquet

Thesis presentation: “Current Economic Situation” by Jean Jacquet

PDF

Jean Jacquet

 

Session 46, Wednesday December 2, 2015

Thesis presentation by Andre Lynch

PDF

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

PDF

Adam Meyers

 

Session 48 Monday December 7, 2015

“2008 Housing Market Crisis,” by Jonathan Meyers

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

Jonathan Saintil

 

Session 53 Wednesday

December 9, 2015

To be announced by Justin Best

Thesis presentation:  to be announced  by Justin Best

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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

PDF

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