An eleven-page handout adapted from Peter Earl & Tim Wakeley (2005) Business Economics: a Contemporary Approach (ISBN 9780077103927).
Subjects in Heterodox Economics
Fourteen-page booklet, plus references, adapted from Peter Earl & Tim Wakeley (2005) Business Economics: a Contemporary Approach (ISBN 9780077103927).
30-minute lecture from the "Teach-in" at Occupy Harvard, December 2011, released on YouTube under a Creative Commons Attribution licence that allows remixing.
Notes for a three-lecture series giving a Post Keynesian perspective on exchange rates and trade flows.
Three sets of lecture notes for a module on European integration.
Syllabus and Powerpoint slide shows from a course taught in Spring 2009.
Lecture outlines for a module taught at University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Lecture outline from a module in intermediate micro.
Eight tutorials for a course in Topics in the History of Economic Thought
A total of 45 multi-part questions, with answering guidelines, to accompany the booklet.
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.
This is a sample examination paper in the 3rd year module in HET at City.
Paper assignment for a History of Economic Thought module for 2nd and 3rd year students.
Tests for Intro to Micro for 1st year students.
Test for Intermediate Micro module for 2nd year students.
Examination with marking guidelines for module in Macroeconomic Policy in Developing Counties.
Tests for a module in Radical Political Economy for 3rd year students.
This is a literature search and review in which students have to assess a current debate between Ronald Coase and Benjamin Klein (and others).
PowerPoint presentation on economic theories of development.
PowerPoint presentation for a lecture in Globalization and Health: Health Worker Migration.
Syllabus, dating from 2010, for a course building a systematic theoretical framework for analyzing the structure, behavior, and performance of major industries.
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.
Syllabus, reading list, reading questions and essay suggestions from a graduate level course taught in 2010.
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.'"
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.