International Development Economics    Spring   2017

Here is the syllabus for Spring 2017.

There is one book —Economic Growth by David Weil (3rd Ed.).

Here is the list of papers showing that laptops in the classroom reduce learning.


Here is The Growth Book. A few chapters are required reading.

Here are two of my papers:  Depression and  Respect and Respect Appendix.


Here is a new file with graphs on US productivity and growth.

Also: here is an interesting book review by William Easterly on Jeff Sachs' book on development policy.

Here is the article on autism and instrumental variables.




Economics 505

International Development Economics

Spring 2017