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- Course content
This section puts my notes on line.
The nine classes will cover the following material:
1/ Overview of the US: geography, population, economy
2/ US economic history and institutions
3/ The rise of neoliberalism
4/ The financial and on-going economic crisis
5/ US foreign economic relations
6/ Britain’s economic structure and institutions
7/ Britain’s convergence and divergence with continental European social democracy in the 20th century
9/ Poverty, social inequality in the English-speaking countries
Essential reading for the exam (17 January 2018)
Cunliffe, J., "The Phillips curve: lower, flatter or hiding?", Speech, Oxford Economics Society, 14 November 2017.
Economic Report of the President, Chapter 1 (see other tinteresting background material too if possible): 2017 edition.
House of Commons Library, Economic Indicators, Research Briefings, January 2018.
IMF 2017 Article IV Consultation on the United States - Press Release and Staff Report, July 26, 2017.
IMF 2017 Article IV Consultation on the United Kingdom, Statement, 20 December 2017.
Yellen, J. "The US Economy and Monetary Policy", Speech at the Group of 30 International Banking Seminar, Washington DC, October 15, 2017.
Butler, E., "Public Choice - A Primer", The Institute of Economic Affairs, 2012.
Hayek, F. A., "The Use of Knowledge in Society", American Economic Review, 1945.