Subjects in Heterodox Economics

Tim Wakeley, University of Bath

An eleven-page handout adapted from Peter Earl & Tim Wakeley (2005) Business Economics: a Contemporary Approach (ISBN 9780077103927).

Online Text and Notes, Heterodox Economics, Managerial and Business Economics
Tim Wakeley, University of Bath

Fourteen-page booklet, plus references, adapted from Peter Earl & Tim Wakeley (2005) Business Economics: a Contemporary Approach (ISBN 9780077103927).

Intermediate Microeconomics, Consumption and Households, Online Text and Notes, Heterodox Economics
Stephen Marglin, Harvard University

30-minute lecture from the "Teach-in" at Occupy Harvard, December 2011, released on YouTube under a Creative Commons Attribution licence that allows remixing.

Video and Audio Lectures, Heterodox Economics
John T. Harvey, Texas Christian University

Notes for a three-lecture series giving a Post Keynesian perspective on exchange rates and trade flows.

Online Text and Notes, Heterodox Economics
Nick Potts, Southampton Solent University

Three sets of lecture notes for a module on European integration.

Online Text and Notes, European Economics, Heterodox Economics
Roger McCain, Drexel University

Syllabus and Powerpoint slide shows from a course taught in Spring 2009.

Online Text and Notes, Heterodox Economics
Fred Lee, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Lecture outlines for a module taught at University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Online Text and Notes, Economic History, Heterodox Economics
Fred Lee, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Lecture outline from a module in intermediate micro.

Intermediate Microeconomics, Online Text and Notes, Heterodox Economics
Richard Adelstein, Wesleyan University

Eight tutorials for a course in Topics in the History of Economic Thought

Online Text and Notes, Heterodox Economics, History of Economic Thought
Fred Lee, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Test and problem set for a module in American Economic History Since 1865 for 3rd year students.

Assessment Materials, Economic History, Heterodox Economics
Piet Keizer, Utrecht University

A total of 45 multi-part questions, with answering guidelines, to accompany the booklet.

Assessment Materials, Heterodox Economics
Nick Potts, Southampton Solent University

The student handout for a Level 2 Business Studies module in the economics of the European Business Environment includes many past exam and coursework questions.

Assessment Materials, European Economics, Heterodox Economics, Managerial and Business Economics
Andy Denis, City University London

This is a sample examination paper in the 3rd year module in HET at City.

Assessment Materials, Heterodox Economics, History of Economic Thought
Fred Lee, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Paper assignment for a History of Economic Thought module for 2nd and 3rd year students.

Assessment Materials, Heterodox Economics, History of Economic Thought
Fred Lee, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Tests for Intro to Micro for 1st year students.

Assessment Materials, Principles of Microeconomics, Heterodox Economics
Fred Lee, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Test for Intermediate Micro module for 2nd year students.

Assessment Materials, Intermediate Microeconomics, Heterodox Economics
Marina Della Giusta, University of Reading

Examination with marking guidelines for module in Macroeconomic Policy in Developing Counties.

Assessment Materials, Development Economics, Heterodox Economics
Fred Lee, University of Missouri-Kansas City

Tests for a module in Radical Political Economy for 3rd year students.

Assessment Materials, Heterodox Economics, Political Economy
Julian Wells, Kingston University London

This is a literature search and review in which students have to assess a current debate between Ronald Coase and Benjamin Klein (and others).

Assessment Materials, Heterodox Economics, Industrial Economics
Marina Della Giusta, University of Reading

PowerPoint presentation on economic theories of development.

Development Economics, Lecture Slides, Heterodox Economics
John Ashmore, University of Cape Town

PowerPoint presentation for a lecture in Globalization and Health: Health Worker Migration.

Lecture Slides, Health Economics, Heterodox Economics, Labour Economics, Employment and Unemployment
Mike Scherer, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Syllabus, dating from 2010, for a course building a systematic theoretical framework for analyzing the structure, behavior, and performance of major industries.

Curricula and Syllabi, Heterodox Economics, Industrial Economics
Xavier Gabaix, MIT

Part of the MIT OpenCourseWare site, this page supports a 2004 course on economics and psychology. The course integrates psychological insights into economic models of behaviour. It discusses the limitations of standard economic models and surveys the ways in which psychological experiments have been used to learn about preferences, cognition, and behaviour. It includes a syllabus, list of readings, lectures slides / handouts, details of assignments and problem sets.

Curricula and Syllabi, Lecture Slides, Online Text and Notes, Experimental Economics, Heterodox Economics, Other topics
Suzanne Berger and Michael Piore, MIT

Syllabus, reading list, reading questions and essay suggestions from a graduate level course taught in 2010.

Assessment Materials, Advanced Applied Economics, Handbooks and reading lists, Heterodox Economics, Political Economy
Nazli Choucri, MIT

PDF Lecture notes, extensive reading list, syllabus and past exams from a Spring 2009 course that "examines alternative conceptions and theoretical underpinnings of the notion of 'sustainable development.'"

Curricula and Syllabi, Development Economics, Online Text and Notes, Heterodox Economics
Clive Spash, Vienna University

A one-hour lecture on the ecological perspective in economics, in four parts, from a lecture series hosted by the Post-Crash Economics Society at the University of Manchester in 2014. Part 1 summarises the origins of ecological economics. Part 2a criticises the assumptions of mainstream economics and the focus on GDP. Part 2b argues that ecological economics is a more realistic alternative and part 2c calls for an economics that takes into account inequality and enviromental degradation.

Comparative Economic Systems, Environmental and Transport Economics, Video and Audio Lectures, Heterodox Economics, History of Economic Thought
Alex Marsh, University of Bristol

Marsh is a Professor of Public Policy. These documents are collections of topical opinion pieces from his blog and can be viewed online or downloaded as PDF. Topics include "Is a little Economics dangerous?", "Economics after the Crash", "Economics and Policy", and "The Problem of Housing Supply." 

Principles of Microeconomics, Applied Economics, Online Text and Notes, Heterodox Economics, Political Economy
Dan Ariely, Duke University

This is a five minute YouTube video, dating from June 2008 and featuring Dan Ariely talking about how his experience as patient suffering 70 percent burns led him to explore pain management and question how supposed rational choices can be irrational. It looks at how cognitive psychology can effect choices and behaviour, especially in the sphere of economics. The video is presented as part of the Predictably Irrational website, that promotes Ariely's book of the same title.

Video and Audio Lectures, Experimental Economics, Heterodox Economics
Post-Crash Economics Society, University of Manchester

One-and-a-half-hour video of a session featuring Diane Coyle of Enlightenment Economics, Steve Keen of Kingston University, and "Money, Blood and Revolution" author George Cooper. Each speaker gives a short talk outlining what they see as the problems with economics. The last hour of the video is a panel discussion with the three speakers responding to questions on the CORE project and on prospects for diversifying the economics curriculum.

Comparative Economic Systems, Video and Audio Lectures, Heterodox Economics, Other topics
Ben Fine, SOAS

Two video lectures, totalling seventy minutes, hosted by Post-Crash Economics Society Manchester and Manchester's Political Economy Institute. Fine gives a historical perspective on why Marxist Political Economy and other heterodox perspectives are absent from the mainstream economic curriculum.

Video and Audio Lectures, Heterodox Economics, Political Economy, Socialist and Marxist Economics
Gerry Steele, Lancaster University

A one-hour introduction to Austrian Economics in two parts, including criticisms of the focus of the mainstream economics curriculum. This lecture was staged as part of a series by the Post-Crash Economics Society of the University of Manchester.

Video and Audio Lectures, Heterodox Economics, History of Economic Thought
Colin F Camerer, California Institute of Technology, George Loewenstein, Carnegie-Mellon University

Behavioral Economics is a draft of the opening chapter of C Camerer, G Loewenstein and M Rabin (eds)(2003) Advances in Behavioral Economics, Princeton University Press. It covers the main heuristics and judgement biases revealed by psychological experiments and statistical surveys on choice, and the implications for macroeconomics, financial economics, labour economics and other areas where 'rational' choice is traditionally assumes.

Intermediate Microeconomics, Consumption and Households, Online Text and Notes, Heterodox Economics, Structural and Institutional Economics
Bob Marks, Australian Graduate School of Management

Professor Joan Robinson (1903-1983) was a guest professor at Stanford University in May 1974. Robinson was a member of Keynes inner circle as he wrote the General Theory, and later became a strident critic of textbook economics. This webpage features partial recordings of her guest lectures amounting to over 3 hours of mp3 audio files. Topics covered: What is Wrong with Neoclassical Economics?, Traditional Economics is Inappropriate for Developing Economics, Socialist Economies and Consumer Sovereignty.

Economic Thought and Critiques of Economic Theories or Schools, Video and Audio Lectures, Heterodox Economics, History of Economic Thought, Socialist and Marxist Economics
Alternative Reading List project; Manchester Post-Crash Economics Society

Intended as a resource to fill gaps in the existing mainstream curriculum, this alternative reading list includes some key papers and books challenging neoclassical economics. It then lists books under specific headings such as Institutional Economics, Development, the Financial Crisis, History of Thought, and Marxism. There are also books by Tim Harford, Paul Krugman, and Dean Baker defending the mainstream.

Applied Economics, Handbooks and reading lists, Heterodox Economics, History of Economic Thought, Socialist and Marxist Economics

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