Monthly Archives: July 2011

Markets, Traders, and Development

On Monday August 1st, we will discuss two articles. The first is by Peter Bauer, “Subsistence, Trade, and Exchange: Understanding Developing Economies.” I had distributed a hard-copy of the article in class on Thursday. The other is by James A … Continue reading

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Homework Assignment #4

Here is the long-awaited homework assignment number 4. It is due at the start of class on Tuesday Aug 2nd. A neat printout of your answers would surely be appreciated. Have a good weekend and see you in class on … Continue reading

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Meeting of July 28th

In this meeting, we did not have a slide presentation. Instead, we had an “open house” meeting where we addressed questions that were raised during class.

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Lecture Notes from Wednesday July 27th

The lecture notes from July 27th — Climate Change and Economic Development — can be downloaded here. During that meeting, we watched two TED videos — one by Bjorn Lomborg, and the other by Larry Brilliant.

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Lecture Notes for Tuesday July 26th

Here you are: the lecture notes from the meeting of July 26th.

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Climate Change and Economic Development

In a NY Times article, “Building a Green Economy,” Paul Krugman asks, “. . . is it possible to make drastic cuts in greenhouse-gas emissions without destroying our economy?” and answers,

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Lecture of Monday 25th July

Here are the lecture notes for Monday 25th July.

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