April 17, 2009

Review Materials

Posted in Microeconomics, Review at 8:10 pm by davidprudente

Here are some review Packets for Micro that you can download. (They’re PDF files so you’ll need Acrobat.)

Introduction to Economics

Supply, Demand, and Equilibrium

Costs of Production

These packets come from Welker’s Wikinomics, one of the most useful sites on the Web!

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April 4, 2009

International Trade

Posted in Uncategorized at 7:18 pm by davidprudente

Follow this link for the chart that I gave out on Friday for international trade. Enjoy Spring Break!

March 26, 2009

Supply & Demand in a Recession

Posted in Recession, Supply & Demand, Uncategorized at 7:19 pm by davidprudente

nonsequitur

March 19, 2009

A Couple of Articles

Posted in Uncategorized at 5:59 pm by davidprudente

Here are a couple of articles from The New York Times regarding the recent moves by the Federal Reserve. Special thanks to Samir for passing aloing one of the links.

March 6, 2009

Chapter 28 Powerpoint & an Economic Article

Posted in Uncategorized at 4:44 pm by davidprudente

You can download the Chapter 28 Powerpoint presentation here. I also found this article on the New York Times web site today. Some economist are predicting that there is a fundamental shift occuring in the U.S. economy that may signal a longer downturn and perhaps a depression.

February 28, 2009

In the News

Posted in GDP, Unemployment at 8:36 pm by davidprudente

Here are a couple of stories from The New York Times that are informative and telling about our economic future. The first discusses the revised GDP numbers from the 4th quarter of 2008 and the second is an op-ed about unemployment.

February 25, 2009

For those of you who missed it

Posted in Fiscal Policy, Presidential Addresses tagged at 5:45 pm by davidprudente

February 19, 2009

Did You Know

Posted in Uncategorized at 8:18 pm by davidprudente

A worthwhile video to help understand the world you are walking into.

February 12, 2009

Bonds

Posted in Bonds, Savings & Investment at 5:04 pm by davidprudente

Here’s some reading for Stephanie…and the rest of you from the New York Times. An interesting story about NY municipal bonds that are about to reach their maturity date after 135 years.

bonds

February 11, 2009

The Paradox of Thrift

Posted in Savings & Investment at 5:29 pm by davidprudente

Here’s a timely article from The New York Times regrading savings.

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