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Math Reviews basics and calculus from R. L. Reynolds, Boise State.
Math for Economics Formula Sheet
concise math review some require calculus.
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Macroeconomics Notes Introduction

Part 1 Understanding Economic Activity:
1) Economics Defined
2) Economizing Scarce Resources
3) Market System Capitalism and Political Economy
    Readings: Democratic Federalist Republic
4) Demand and Supply
5 Key Economic Questions Society Must Answer
6) Government's Economic Functions

7)
Market System Participants     Test Review # 1
 

Microeconomics Notes Introduction

Part 1 How Demand and Supply Affect Profit:
19) Elasticity of Demand Affects Total Revenue plus
Income 1 video, Cross 1 video, Price Elasticity
of Supply, Tax Incidence 3 videos

20) Consumer Behavior and Demand Theory

21) How Cost of Production Affects Supply
22) Analyzing Profit

Micro Test Review 1   Please    

 

Free Economic Stuff

Textbook Supplements
Economic Classics
Capitalism and Political Economy Videos
Page One Economics St Louis Federal Reserve

Review Materials
Quick Notes Economic Reviews are Quick
Economics 1 and 2 Video Lectures

Current
Political Economy Issues     Videos  
Political Controversies
Current Events

Short-term Economic Questions
1.
Trump Keeping Economy In Good Shape?
2.
Will Trump Tax Cuts Work?
3.
Inflation Is Back, Is There Going To Be Trouble?
4. Stock Market Too High?
5.
U.S. Headed for Recession?

Longer-Term Economic Questions
1.
Will Inflation/Growth Tame the Deficit
2. Will Debt End Capitalism?
3.
Jobs Loss to AI Growth
4.
Dollar Privilege Continuation
5. Disposition of Illegal Immigrants
6. Is Income Inequality Affecting Growth?

Free Book of the Semester
Great Recession: Historical Perspective

Part 2 Understanding Total Economic Activity
Prelude Macroeconomics Overview
8) Measuring Total Economic Activity
9) The Business Cycle
   
See Financial Crisis is our free Internet course
          
The Great Recession 3 p

10) Macro Equilibrium
11) Competing Macro Theories and Issues

      See One-Page Macro Economic Theory
12 Keynesian Economics: An Expanded View

13 Money, Banking, and the Creation of Money
    
    See
A Brief History of U S Banking Problems
        Macro Test Review 2  
        Macroeconomics Overview
Part 2 Product and Factor Markets
Introduction
23) Pure Competition
24) Monopoly

25 Monopolistic Competition
26) Oligopoly
 
27) Demand for Economic Resources
28) Wage Determination

29) Rent, Interest, and Profit


Micro Test Review Notes 2
 

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Part 3 Controlling Total Economic Activity
14) Fiscal Policy
15) Monetary Policy  See The Great Recession
16 Stagflation and Supply-Side Econ
17) Budget Deficits 

18) Economic Growth

Macro Test Review Notes


Part 3 Government, Capitalism, Mixed Economy
:

30) Public Goods Help When Markets Fail
31) Market Based Government Externality Intervention
32) Antitrust and Other Government Regulation
33) Distributing Income

Micro Test Review Notes 3
Appendix A International Trade

Editorials
Capitalism Not Cause of Middle-Class Plight 
Look Out the Window Economics
Economics Exposed  

Everyone is on Welfare  
Is Financial Aid Welfare?  
College Tuition Not Going Up Rapidly

Terror 
War on Terror    

U.S. Terror Episodes Since 1900   
Terrorism Against the West 1975-2015   
The Art of War    
Gun Violence Affects Police
U.S. Wars

Key Macro Questions

Will Inflation and Growth Solve the Deficit Problem?       Will Debt Bring Down U.S. Capitalism?     

Macroeconomics Troubles    The Effect of Income Tax Rates on the Economy    

Why People Continue To Believe Stupid Economic Ideas?    Democratic Capitalism vs. Capitalistic Democracy    

Seven Deadly Innocent Frauds of Economic Policy Mosler    

Other Stuff Appendix D History/Politics Book Summaries    Free Economics Textbooks  

Economic History

U.S. Economic History

Prelude
History of Economic Though Videos
Modern Western Civilization Economic History
English Economic Life 1550-1775
Beginnings of a Constitutional Monarchy

Overview

Building Our Democratic Federalist Capitalist Republic
U.S. Economic History  

20th Century
Economic History 1900-2007
20th Century Decade Evaluation

US Economic Normality 1945-2015
Rising Income  
Foreign Competition Caused 1970's Wage Stagnation  
1980's  Manufacturing Fall Brings Less Regulation  
Financial Bailouts and Economic Recovery
Poverty Stuck at 15%    
Profit Growth  Up, Wage Growth Down    
Wellbeing Growth Continue


Cycle Analysis

International Competitive Normality Adjustments
World Changed, Good Jobs Gone  

Severe Recessions
Great Recession 
Great Recession Historical Perspective

Market Bubbles

Dollar Privilege 
 
U.S. Banking History
Exorbitant Dollar Privilege  
Positive Dollar Privilege Prediction


Interesting Topics
History of US Banking

Recent Decades Ranked by Problems 2p
20th Century Decade Evaluation 10p

U S Banking History
American Unions
Economic Growth   
Cost of Wars
American Unions


Key Topics

1786 Shays Tax Rebellion Leads to a Constitution
Teddy Roosevelt Takes on the RR Trusts
1930s Government Safety Net Deficits,
Like War, Deficits, Prove Attractive

Boom, Bust, Boom: Jazz, Depression, Hiroshima

U.S. Political Economy

A Very Brief Political History of the United States

Prelude Western Civilization Economic History
 
  

US Constitution
Building America's Constitution    
Constitutional History

U.S. Politics
Political Eras 1788-2016 
   
A Very Brief History of Elections   
Controversies    
Issues      
Readings    
20th Century American Education

US Political Eras
Political Eras One 1788 to 1892   pdf
Political Eras Two 1896 to 2016   pdf


Presidential Elections One 1778-1824   pdf
Presidential Elections Two 1828-1852      
Presidential Elections Three 1856-1892       

Presidential Elections Four 1896-1928   pdf
Presidential Elections Five 1932-72   pdf  
Presidential Elections Six 1976-2012  
pdf 

Political Economy Videos
History of Economic Thought Video
History of Economics Progress 4 min video

U.S. Political Economy Textbooks
US Political Economy Basics
U.S. Political Economy Handbook
U.S. Political Economy

Political Economy Materials
Book Summaries
Presidential Courage   

Thomas Jefferson 
American Dynasty

Book Summaries Collection  
Political Economy 101      
Government and Politics 101

US Political Economy Evolution

Political Economy One-Page Studies

 editor Walter Antoniotti  Comments to antonw@ix.netcom.com 

Class Discussion Supplements

Middle Class Economic Questions
What Caused Income Inequality?

Is Safety Net Appropriate?
Treated Fairly?

Is Capitalism to Blame for Middle-Class Plight?     Capitalism/Good Management Lowered Wages?


What Happened to US Economy?

Where Have All the Good Jobs Gone?
Will Inflation and Growth Solve the Deficit Problem?   Will Debt Bring Down US Capitalism?  
US Economic Normality 1945-2015  
p 2
Post WW2 Competitive Adjustment
Rights and Wrongs of the Dismal Science Video
Great Recession 3 p 1 p

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Treasury Annual Report 1789-1980
Books from Wiki Educator
Archive: History of Economic Thought
Classics of Political Economy
Classics of Online Library of Liberty
Economics Internet Library free learning materials.
Economic Report of the President
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Economic Textbooks
Freedom Library
Internet for Economics
Marxists Internet Library
Inequality and Economic Policy
International Economics, Cases of with Exercise Book
Price Theory: An Intermediate Text
Principles of Economics, Essential
Public Finance
Exam Review Material
Macroeconomics Overview
Quick Notes Economic Reviews are Quick
Economics 1 and 2 Video Lectures
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Library of Economics and Liberty     
Ayn Rand Lexicon  
Mises Institute   
Roubini Global Economics    

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