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Syllabus

 

Required texts

(W) Weil, David: Economic Growth (3rd edition). 2013. Chapters 1-4 and 6-13.

(MC) McLaren, John: International Trade. 2012. Chapters 1-2, 5-6, 9.

 

Recommended texts

Varian, Hal: Intermediate Microeconomics (8th edition). 2010. Chapters 31-32.

Acemoglu, Daron: Why Nations Fail. 2012.

Paul Krugman, “What do Undergrads Need to Know about Trade?”, American Economic Reivew, 1993.

Douglas Irwin: “The United States in A New Global Economy? A Century’s Perspective,” American Economic Review, 1996.

Charles Jones: "The Facts of Economic Growth", NBER Working Paper.

WTO: International Trade Statistics 2013 (overview of broad trade facts). http://www.wto.org/english/res_e/statis_e/its2013_e/its13_toc_e.htm

Paul Krugman, “Does Third World Growth Hurt First World Prosperity?,” Harvard Business Review, 1994 (in Pop Internationalism). http://www.pkarchive.org/trade/harvard.html

Jeffrey A. Frankel and David Romer, “Does Trade Cause Growth?” American Economic Review, June 1999, pp. 379-399

Romain Wacziarg and Karen Horn Welch, “Trade Liberalization and Growth: New Evidence,” World Bank Econonic Review, 2008, pp. 187-231.

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