June 17, 2008

How Floods Will Hurt the Economy

Posted in Aggregate Supply, Articles, CPI, Globalization, Inflation, International Trade at 3:10 pm by davidprudente

For all you veterans of AP Economics, this weeks floods in the mid-west made you think back to those easy days in high school when all you had to worry about was how natural disasters would affect aggregate supply.  Now you may be concerned with how they’ll affect the amount of money in your pocket. Check out the latest on the floods in the mid-west from CNN.

November 30, 2007

As seen on the Mankiw Blog

Posted in Economic Growth, Globalization at 8:43 pm by davidprudente

Here’s an interesting video from shockingeconomics.com as seen on the Mankiw Blog. I think I’ve been saying some of this in class, so don’t blame me if you didn’t know…While I’m not sure of the origin of this group, their information is accurate. (I’m a little skeptical of their website.)

November 27, 2007

Consumers Have Iffy View of Economy

Posted in Globalization at 9:52 pm by davidprudente

Here’s a relevant article regarding consumer spending from NPR. I also found this interesting story dealing with globalization and how it’s affecting the sock industry in Alabama. For you non-readers, you can also listen to the story by clicking the listen now button on NPR’s web site.