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Date of ClassMaterial Covered in ClassReading for Next Time (5th edition)Assignments4th edition pages3rd edition pages
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14 SepIntroduction
FT Chapter 1 p. 1-5, 11-18; Samuelson Nordhaus p. 84-85, 101-104 (review of utility and indifference curves)
FT Ch 1 1-5, 11-17FT Ch 1 1-5, 11-15
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16 SepUtility and Indifference CurvesNotes on Utility (for Monday); FT Chapter 2 p. 31-42 (for Tuesday)FT Ch 2 29-42FT Ch 2 27-40
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21 SepRicardian Model: AutarkyFT Chapter 2 p. 42-47PS 1 due Thurs 23 SepFT Ch 2 42-47FT Ch 2 41-47
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23 SepRicardian Model: TradeFor Monday: 2 news articles and 2 YouTube videos; for Tuesday: no new reading (work on PS 2)
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28 SepRicardian Model: ExtensionHandout on Ricardian Model Extension; TAA websites; FT Chapter 4 p. 91-101
PS 2 due Thurs 30 Sep (please staple!)
FT Ch 4 89-100FT Ch 4 87-98
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30 SepHO Model: Set-Up, Gains from Trade, HO TheoremFT Chapter 4 p. 101-109, 112-117FT Ch 4 100-108, 111-116FT Ch 4 98-106, 110-114
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5 OctHO Model: SS Theorem, Trade and InequalityAutor et al. 2016 (exact pages announced by Canvas)PS 3 due Fri 8 Oct by noon
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7 OctAutor et al. China Shock paperNoneMidterm 1 Tues 12 Oct 9:15-10:45 am
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12 OctMidterm 1FT Chapter 8 p. 235-251FT Ch 8 241-259FT Ch 8 233-251
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Consumer and Producer Surplus, Tariffs (Small Country)
FT Chapter 8 p. 256-263 + US Lumber Tariff ArticleFT Ch 8 263-270FT Ch 8 256-263
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21 OctTariffs (Large Country), Optimal TariffsFT Chapter 11 p. 357-365, 369-373FT Ch 11 375-384, 388-393FT Ch 11 367-380
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26 OctTrade Agreements, Role of WTOFT Chapter 9 p. 300-310 + Economist WTO Appellate Body ArticlePS 4 due Thurs 28 OctFT Ch 9 311-325FT Ch 9 304-319
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