Monday, August 31, 2015

My Political Economic Thought reading list ...

This semester I'm teaching Political Economic Thought for the third time.  The first two times were (in my opinion) wildly successful, so I'm excited about this opportunity.  Here's the course reading list:

Conard, Edward.  “Unintended Consequences: Why everything you’ve been told about the economy is wrong.”  Penguin Books Ltd.  2012 

Friedman, Milton.  “Capitalism and Freedom, Fortieth Anniversary Version.”  The University of Chicago Press.  2002.

Kendall, David.  “Morality and Capitalism: A Dialogue on Freedom.”  CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform.  2014.

Krugman, Paul. “End this Depression Now.”  W.W. Norton & Company Inc.  2012. 

Marx, Karl and Friedrich Engels.  “The Communist Manifesto.”  Signet Classic.  1998.

Murray, Charles.  “By the People”.  Crown Forum.  2015.

Pikkety, Thomas.  “Capital in the Twenty-First Century.”  Belknap Press. 2014.

Powell, Jim.  “FDR’s Folly: How Roosevelt and His New Deal Prolonged the Great Depression.”  Three Rivers Press.  2003. 

Sowell, Thomas.  “The Quest for Cosmic Justice.”  Simon & Schuster.  1999.

Stiglitz, Joseph.  “The Great Divide.” W.W. Norton & Company. 2015.

Thaler, Richard H. “Misbehaving.”  W.W. Norton & Company.  2015.

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