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Entries Tagged as 'Macroeconomics'

Review: The Travels of a T-shirt in the Global Economy (Part 1)

September 27th, 2009by Randy Zwitch · 2 Comments · Book Review

In addition to “A History of the World in Six Glasses”, “The Travels of a T-shirt in the Global Economy” by Pietra Rivoli was included in the Semester 1 reading materials that the class received in late July.  Interestingly enough, the inclusion of the book was a “mistake” in that the material isn’t going to [...]

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Pre-reading: Global Markets and Institutions

July 31st, 2009by Randy Zwitch · 1 Comment · Pre-reading: London

Global Markets and Institutions, with Prof. Jim Anton, is a multi-term course focusing on the macroeconomic drivers that drive the creation of wealth.  The pre-reading for this class is fairly straightforward: there’s some textbook reading to introduce the necessary macroeconomic concepts and definitions, and two case studies.
The first case study, “Institutions” from the Journal of [...]

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