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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).

Paul Krugman, “Does Third World Growth Hurt First World Prosperity?,” Harvard Business Review, 1994 (in Pop Internationalism).

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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