NS4053 Class Presentations SpringWinter Quarter 2016


Introduction (April 3/5)

Economic Performance and Social Outcomes (April 10, 12)

Long Run Models of Growth

  • Classical Theories

  • Ed Dolan, Does Peak Phosphate Spell Doom for Humanity or Will supply and Demand Save Us? July 30, 2013

  • Marxian Theories

  • Austrian Theories

  • Modern Growth Theories -- optional

    Need paper on sources of growth in MENA region or several key countries

    Political Regimes (April 17, 19)

    Demographic Change (April 24, 26)

    State Led Development (February 1/6/8)

    Structural Adjustment, Crony Capitalism (May 8/10)

    Effects of Oil On Development (May 15, 17)

    War, Conflict and the Military in Latin America (May 22, 24)

    Social Mobility, Islam (May 31, June 5)

    Regional and Global Economic Integration (June 7, 12)