Books 

MICROECONOMIC ANALYSIS
Hal Varian, 1992
 

MICROECONOMIC THEORY 
  Mas-Colell, Whinston & Green 
  denoted MWG, 1995



STRATEGY: AN INTRODUCTION TO GAME THEORY
    J. Watson
    denoted W07, 2007

OPTIMIZATION IN ECONOMIC THEORY
by Avinash Dixit, 2nd ed., 1990 (D)


Recursive Methods in Economic Analysis
 by Stokey, Lucas & Prescott, 1989

by Hal Varian

Mathematical Proofs: A Transition to Advanced Mathematics - Solutions Manual 
by Chartrand Polimeni & Zhang (restricted PDF)



     Etcs - Randomness to Ignore 

UCSC Faculty and Staff Pay Calc




Map of Industrial Organization (The Product Space)
    List of Countries - compare developed to undeveloped countries....


White Noise - ... & also...






Hotelling's model of spatial competition (e.g. product differentiation). For evolutionary game theory.


















   Economic Snapshot 
  • Employment
    Unemployment rate, discouraged workers, labor force participation, and education and employment. 
  • Output
    GDP, disposable personal income,
      
  • Interest Rates
    Medium and short term government borrowing rates. Fed Funds Rate. High-yield spreads. Mortgage rates. 
  • Inflation
    CPI, PCE Deflator, GDP Implicit Price Deflator, Brent Crude Oil, PPI and other price indices. 
  • Housing
    Housing starts. Building permits. HPI vs. CPI inflation. Housing investment as percentage of GDP. 
  • Leading Indicators




     Class Docs 

FALL 2009  View Doc Folder
    200 files for fall 2009 classes.  
    Econ 210B - Costain 
    Econ 204A - McCallman
    Econ205A - Gorry
    Econ211A - (Meg) Cheng



     Software 

Gambit  download
Game Theory software library

Software developed at the UCSC LEEPS Lab for running games in continuous time, over continuous action spaces and with graphics intensive interfaces. 

R-Statistics - my statistical analysis software
   "Try R" Code School - free intro to R



    Previous Courses  
 (poorly organized notes) 

     (Lighter) Readings 

Tragedy of the Commons 
    Garrett Hardin
    Science Magazine, Dec1968

    the original reference to TotC

Wealth of Nations Audio Book
    Adam Smith, 1776

Dynamic Optimization in Continuous-Time Economic Models (a guide for the perplexed) [.PDF]
by Maurice Obstfeld - April 1992 (21 pages)

Thirty-Eight Who Saw Murder Didn't Call the Police
    
    Kitty, 40 Years Later (oh, but then...)













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