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  1. Michaelmas Term Professor Daniel Sturm 2017/18 35 items
    1. Main Textbook 2 items
      There is no single textbook for the course and there is a mix of readings for each topic. Two useful books for parts of the material covered this term are
      1. Public finance and public policy - Jonathan Gruber 2016

        Book 

      2. Introduction to public policy - Charles J. Wheelan 2011

        Book 

    2. 1 Which Public Policies Work? 3 items
      1. Public finance and public policy - Jonathan Gruber 2016

        Book Essential Chapter 3

      2. Introduction to public policy - Charles J. Wheelan 2011

        Book  Chapters 9, 10 and 13

    3. 2 Methods for Non-Experimental Data 3 items
      1. Public finance and public policy - Jonathan Gruber 2016

        Book Essential Chapter 3

      2. Introduction to public policy - Charles J. Wheelan 2011

        Book  Chapter 13

    4. 3 Cost-Benefit Analysis 3 items
      1. Public finance and public policy - Jonathan Gruber 2016

        Book Essential Chapter 8

      2. Introduction to public policy - Charles J. Wheelan 2011

        Book  Chapter 12

    5. 4 Externalities from Road Transportation 4 items
      1. The London Congestion Charge - Jonathan Leape 2006

        Article Essential

      2. Public finance and public policy - Jonathan Gruber 2016

        Book Essential Chapter 5

      3. Automobile Externalities and Policies - Ian W. H. Parry, Margaret Walls and Winston Harrington 2007

        Article 

    6. 5 The Effects of Taxation 3 items
      1. How Can Scandinavians Tax So Much? - Henrik Jacobsen Kleven 2014

        Article Essential

      2. Public finance and public policy - Jonathan Gruber 2016

        Book Essential Chapters 19 and 20

      3. UNWILLING OR UNABLE TO CHEAT? EVIDENCE FROM A TAX AUDIT EXPERIMENT IN DENMARK - Henrik Jacobsen Kleven, Martin B. Knudsen, Claus Thustrup Kreiner, Søren Pedersen and Emmanuel Saez 2011

        Article 

    7. 6 Unemployment Insurance 3 items
      1. Public finance and public policy - Jonathan Gruber 2016

        Book Essential Chapter 14

    8. 7 Effectiveness of Place-Based Policies 4 items
      1. The Economics of Place-Making Policies - Edward L. Glaeser and Joshua D. Gottlieb 2008

        Article 

    9. 8 International Economic (Dis-)Integration 3 items
    10. 9 Long-Run Income and Wealth Inequality 3 items
      1. The Top 1 Percent in International and Historical Perspective - Facundo Alvaredo, Anthony B. Atkinson, Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez 2013

        Article Essential

      2. Top Incomes in the Long Run of History - Anthony B. Atkinson, Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez 2011

        Article 

      3. Capital in the twenty-first century - Thomas Piketty and Arthur Goldhammer 2014

        Book 

    11. 10 The Economics of Global Warming 4 items
      1. Public finance and public policy - Jonathan Gruber 2016

        Book Essential Chapter 6

  2. Lent Term Dr Mohan Bijapur 2017/18 1 item
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      Here is the course reading list for the Lent Term. I advise you to read the selections marked "essential", those marked background are optional.

  3. Main Texts 3 items
    1. Economic policy: theory and practice - Agnès Bénassy-Quéré 2010

      Book Essential

    2. Macroeconomics - N. Gregory Mankiw 2013

      Book Essential I have listed references for the 8th ed but it is also fine to use the 9th ed.

  4. Supplementary Macroeconomics Texts 3 items
    1. Economics - N. Gregory Mankiw, Mark P. Taylor 2014

      Book Background

    2. Economics - David K. H. Begg, Gianluigi Vernasca, Stanley Fischer, Rudiger Dornbusch 2014

      Book Background

    3. The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets - Frederic S. Mishkin 2013

      Book Background

  5. Topic 1: Revision of Basic Concepts 3 items
    1. Economics - N. Gregory Mankiw, Mark P. Taylor 2014

      Book Essential IS-LM Model: Chapters 31 pp. 665-678, 33.

    2. Economics - N. Gregory Mankiw, Mark P. Taylor 2014

      Book Essential AD-AS Model: Chapter 32.

    3. Economics - N. Gregory Mankiw, Mark P. Taylor 2014

      Book Essential Phillips Curve: Chapter 34 pp. 721-728

  6. Topic 2: The Case for Central Bank Independence 7 items
    1. Macroeconomics - N. Gregory Mankiw 2013

      Book Background Chapter 14

    2. Economic policy: theory and practice - Agnes Bénassy-Quéré 2010

      Book Background p.256-282; e-book p. 256-281

    3. Changes in UK monetary policy: Rules and discretion in practice - Mervyn King 1997-6

      Article Essential You can skip the technical details, just focus on the intuition and discussion

  7. Topic 3: Financial Crises: Causes 7 items
    1. Economic policy: theory and practice - AgneÌs BeÌnassy-QueÌreÌ 2010

      Book Essential p. 327-331; e-book p.323-327

    2. Systemic Banking Crises Database: An Update - Luc Laeven and Fabián Valencia 2012

      Article Background

    3. How Do Business and Financial Cycles Interact? - Stijn Claessens, M. Ayhan Kose and Marco E. Terrones April 2011

      Article Background

  8. Topic 4: Financial Crises: Consequences 3 items
    1. Economic policy: theory and practice - AgneÌs BeÌnassy-QueÌreÌ 2010

      Book Essential Chapter 8, p. 617 - 633; e-book p. 608 - 623

  9. Topic 5: Unconventional Tools of Monetary Policy 7 items
    1. Economic policy: theory and practice - AgneÌs BeÌnassy-QueÌreÌ 2010

      Book Essential p.658-665; e-book p. 645-651

    2. Rethinking Macroeconomic Policy - Olivier J. Blanchard, Giovanni Dell'Ariccia, Paolo Mauro 2010

      Article Essential p.10-11

    3. Economics - N. Gregory Mankiw, Mark P. Taylor 2014

      Book Background p. 592-599

    4. The Economics of Money, Banking, and Financial Markets - Frederic S. Mishkin 2013

      Book Background Yield curves Ch. 6

  10. Topic 6: Fixed vs Floating Exchange Rates 2 items
    1. Economic policy: theory and practice - Agnès Bénassy-Quéré 2010

      Book Essential p. 339-362; e-book p. 338-359

    2. Macroeconomics - N. Gregory Mankiw 2013

      Book Background Chapter 13

  11. Topic 7: Currency Crises 3 items
    1. Economic policy: theory and practice - Agnès Bénassy-Quéré 2010

      Book Essential p. 402-408; p. 414-430; e-book p. 396-401 p. 407-422

  12. Topic 8: Currency Unions 4 items
    1. Economic policy: theory and practice - Agnès Bénassy-Quéré 2010

      Book Essential p. 387-393; e-book p.383-387

    2. International economics: theory and policy - Paul R. Krugman, Maurice Obstfeld, Marc J. Melitz 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Background Chapter 21

  13. Topic 9: Fiscal Stimulus vs Austerity 4 items
    1. Macroeconomics - N. Gregory Mankiw 2013

      Book Background Ricardian Equivalence p. 552-556

    2. Sovereign doubts; Stimulus v austerity - The Economist Sep 28, 2013

      Article Background

  14. Topic 10: Economic Growth 2 items
    1. Economic policy: theory and practice - Agnès Bénassy-Quéré 2010

      Book Essential p. 501-529; e-book p. 491-515

    2. Macroeconomics - N. Gregory Mankiw 2013

      Book Background Solow growth model p. 203-215; 222-229.

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