Material for Class

Econ 350: Global Money and Finance Reading List

Econ 358: Advanced Topics in International Money and Finance Reading List

SPE 297, Econ 197 (CMC): China and The Global Economy Reading List

Econ 197s: Behavioral Finance, Financial Crises, and Risk Management Reading List

Econ 102: Macroeconomics

Econ 140: The World Economy

Notes on Books

Notes on Current Financial Crisis and Methodologies of Economic and Financial Analysis

Notes on Richard A. Posner (2009), A Failure of Capitalism: The Crises of ‘08 and the Descent into Depression

Notes on Berkman et al: The Global Financial Crisis

Notes on Clarke: Keynes

Notes on Greenspan-Brookings: Global Bubble

Notes on Johnson and Kwak: 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and Next Financial Meltdown

Notes on Levinson: Faulty Basel

Notes on Munchau: The Meltdown Years: The Unfolding of the Global Economic Crisis

Notes on Roubini: Crisis Economics

Notes on the Branermeier: Geneva Report

Notes on Turner: A Regulatory Responses to the Global Banking Crisis

Notes on the Warwick Commission on International Financial Reform

Notes on Thirkell-White: Dealing with The Banks

Notes on Vogel: Financial Market Bubble and Crashes

Notes on Voltz: Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Notes on Wolf: Fixing Global Finance

Notes on Robert Triver (2011): The Folly of Fools

Notes on Robert Frank (2011): The Darwin Economy

Notes on Skidelsky (2012): How Much is Enough?

Notes on Buonomano (2011): Brain Bugs

Notes on Shull (2012): Market Mind Games

Notes on Smith (2007): Chaos

Notes on Gazzaniga (2011): Who is in Charge?

Notes on Acemoglu and Robinson (2012): Why Nations Fail?

Notes on Hubbard (2009): The Failure of Risk Management

Notes on Kolbe (2010): Lessons from Financial Crisis

Notes on Mackenzie (2006): An Engine, Not Camera: How Financial Models Shape Markets

Notes on Manjoo (2008): True Enough: Learning to Live in Post-Fact Society

Notes on Sender (2012): Asia’s Financial Shortcoming Matter More as Growth Struggles

Notes on Sharot (2011): The Optimism Bias

Notes on John Gribbin (2004): Deep Simplicity

Notes on Emanuel Derman (2012): Models Behaving Badly

Notes on Ruchir Sharma (2012): Breakout Nations

Notes on Nate Silver (2012): The Signal and The Noise

Notes on Volz (2010): Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Notes on Zhang (2012): The Chinese Wave

Notes on Pink (2009): Drive

Notes on Bernanke (2013): The Federal Reserve and The Financial Crisis

Notes on Anat Admati and Martin Hellwig (2013): The Bankers’ New Clothes

Notes on David A. Stockman (2013): The Great Deformation – The Corruption of Capitalism in America

Notes on Mark Buchanan (2013): Forecast: What Physics, Meteorology, and the Natural Sciences Can Teach Us About Economics

Notes on Nolan McCarty, Keith T. Poole & Howard Rosenthal (2013): Political Bubbles

Notes on Robert Kuttner (2013): Debtor’s Prison

Notes on Luuk Van Middelaar (2013): The Passage to Europe: How a Continent Become a Union

Notes on Robert D. Kaplan (2013): The Revenge of Geography

Notes on David Marsh (2013): Europe’s Deadlock: How the Europe Crisis Could be Solved – And Why It Won’t Happen

Notes on Niall Ferguson (2013): The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

Notes on Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir (2013): Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much

Notes on Stephen D. King (2013): When the Money Runs Out

Notes on Michael Pettis (2013): The Great Rebalancing

Notes on Tyler Cowen (2013): Average Is Over

Notes on Articles

Notes on James Mann (2007), The China Fantasy: How Our Leaders Explain Away Chinese Repression

Notes on Fareed Zakaria (2008), The Post American World

Notes on Susan Shirk (2007), China: Fragile Superpower

Notes on Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft (2008), America and the World