Econ 313, Class Notes

Notes for each topic are posted here.

1. The Housing Bubble

Housing_Bubble Basics

Speculative Bubbles

The Role of Policy in the Housing Bubble

Housing and the Business_Cycle

(Note: For Fall 2016, the previous topic will only be covered as part of a homework assignment)

2. Propagation and Panic

Mortgage Backed Securities

Credit Theory

The Financial Panic

3. Monetary Policy

Monetary Economics

Conventional Monetary Policy

Non Conventional Monetary Policy

4. Fiscal and Regulatory Policies

Fiscal Policy Overview

Fiscal Policy Response

Regulation

5. Recovery and Aftermath

Unemployment

Japan

Europe

Below this point, notes are from Fall 2015. Fall 2016 updates will be posted as we approach each topic.

Brexit