Thomas Willett Thomas D. Willett

Ph.D. in Economics, University of Virginia

Harper East 206, Bauer 106 (CMC)

CGU: Tuesday 2:30 to 3:45 and by app.         CMC: 4 to 5 Monday, Wednesday

909.621.8545 / 909.621.8460
Material for Class
         Econ 350 - Global Money and Finance

          Reading List


         Econ 358 - Advanced Topics in International Money and Finance  

          Reading List


         SPE 297, Econ 197 (CMC) - China and The Global Economy  

          Reading List


         Econ 197s - Behavioral Finance, Financial Crises, and Risk Management  

          Reading List


         Econ 102 - Macroeconomics  
         Econ 140 - The World Economy  
Notes on Books and Articles  

Notes on Contagion Measures

Notes on Henry Kaufman: The Road to Financial Reformatio

Notes on Current Financial Crisis and Methodologies of Economic and Financial Analysis

Notes on Richard A. Posner (2009), A Failure of Capitalism: The Crises of ‘08 and the Descent into Depression

Notes on James Barth: The Rise and Fall of The U.S. Mortgage and Credit Market

Notes on John Talbot: The 86 Biggest Lies on Wall Street

Notes on Berkman et al: The Global Financial Crisis

Notes on Clarke: Keynes

Notes on Greenspan-Brookings: Global Bubble

Notes on Johnson and Kwak: 13 Bankers: The Wall Street Takeover and Next Financial Meltdown

Notes on Levinson: Faulty Basel

Notes on Munchau: The Melt Down Years: The Unfolding of the Global Economic Crisis

Notes on Roubini: Crisis Economics

Notes on the Branermeier: Geneva Report

Notes on Turner: A Regulartory Responses to the Global Banking Crisis

Notes on the Warwick Commission on International Financial Reform

Notes on Thirkell-White: Dealing with The Banks

Notes on Vogel: Financial Market Bubble and Crashes

Notes on Voltz: Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Notes on Wolf: Fixing Global Finance

Notes on Robert Triver (2011): The Folly of Fools

Notes on Robert Frank (2011): The Darwin Economy

Notes on Skidelsky (2012) : How Much is Enough?

Notes on Buonomano (2011): Brain Bugs

Notes on Shull (2012): Market Mind Games

Notes on Smith (2007): Chaos

Notes on Gazzaniga (2011): Who is in Charge?

Notes on Acemoglu and Robinson (2012): Why nations Fail?

Notes on Hubbard (2009) : The Failure of Risk Management

Notes on Kolbe (2010) : Lessons from Financial Crisis

Notes on Mackenzie (2006) : An Engine, Not Camera : How Financial Models Shape Markets

Notes on Manjoo (2008) : True Enough : Learning to Live in Post-Fact Society

Notes on Sender (2012) : Asia's Financial Shortcoming Matter More as Growth Struggles

Notes on Sharot (2011) : The Optimum Bias

Notes on John Gribbin (2004) : Deep Simplicity

Notes on Emanuel Derman (2012) : Models Behaving Badly

Notes on Ruchir Sharma (2012) : Breakout Nations

Notes on Nate Silver (2012) : The Signal and The Noise

Notes on Volz (2010) : Prospects for Monetary Cooperation and Integration in East Asia

Notes on Zhang (2012) : The Chinese Wave

Notes on Pink (2009) : Drive

Notes on Bernanke (2013): The Federal Reserve and The Financial crisis

Notes on Anat Admati and Martin Hellwig (2013): The Bankers' New Clothes

Notes on David A. Stockman (2013): The Great Deformation - The Corruption of Capitalism in America

Notes on Mark Buchanan (2013): Forecast: What Physics, Meteorology, and the Natural Sciences Can Teach Us About Economics

Notes on Nolan McCarty, Keith T. Poole & Howard Rosenthal (2013): Political Bubbles

Notes on Robert Kuttner (2013): Debtor's Prison

Notes on Luuk Van Middelaar (2013): The Passage to Europe: How a Continent Become a Union

Notes on Robert D. Kaplan (2013): The Revenge of Geography

Notes on David Marsh (2013): Europe's Deadlock: How the Europe Crisis Could be Solved - And Why It Won't Happen

Notes on Niall Ferguson (2013): The Great Degeneration: How Institutions Decay and Economies Die

Notes on Sendhil Mullainathan and Eldar Shafir (2013): Scarcity: Why Having Too Little Means So Much

Notes on Stephen D. King (2013): When the Money Runs Out

Notes on Michael Pettis (2013): The Great Rebalancing

Notes on Tyler Cowen (2013): Average Is Over

         Notes on China, the U.S., and the Global Economy
Notes on James Mann (2007), The China Fantasy: How Our Leaders Explain Away Chinese Repression
Notes on Fareed Zakaria (2008), The Post American World

Notes on Susan Shirk (2007), China: Fragile Superpower

Notes on Bill Emmott (2008), Rivals: How the Power Struggle between China, India, and Japan Will Shape Our Next Decade

Notes on Zbigniew Brzezinski and Brent Scowcroft (2008), America and the World





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