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Spring 2018 Course Readings: Principles of Macroeconomics

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Spring 2018 Course Readings: Economic Issues and Concepts

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Spring 2018 Course Readings: Personal Asset Management

Open Resources: Economics

  • The Core Project
  • Economics – Theory Through Applications (PDF)
  • Economics – Theory Through Applications (online)
  • International Economics: Theory and Policy (PDF)
  • International Economics: Theory and Policy (online)
  • Introduction to Economic Analysis (PDF)
  • Introduction to Economic Analysis (online)
  • Macroeconomics: Theory Through Applications (PDF)
  • Macroeconomics: Theory Through Applications (online)
  • Money and Banking (PDF)
  • Personal Finance (PDF)
  • Personal Finance (online)
  • Principles of Economics (online)*
  • Principles of Economics (PDF)**
  • Principles of Economics (online)**
  • Principles of Macroeconomics (Openstax)
  • ECON101 Principles of Macroeconomics (online)
  • ECON202 Intermediate Macroeconomics (online)
  • The Economy (online)
  • Macroeconomic: Theory, Models and Policy (online)
  • OpenIntro Statistics (online)

College Success Guides

  • Try College 101 (online)
  • College Success (PDF)
  • College Success (online)
  • Foundations of Academic Success: Words of Wisdom (PDF)
  • Foundations of Academic Success: Words of Wisdom (epub)

Open Education Resources

Web Resources


Reading List: Finance/Economics

  •  A Colossal Failure of Common Sense: The Inside Story of the Collapse of Lehman Brothers – Lawrence
  •  A Conflict of Visions: Ideological Origins of Political Struggles
  •  A Random Walk Down Wall Street: The Time-Tested Strategy for Successful Investing – Burton G
  •  Against the Gods: The Remarkable Story of Risk – Peter L
  •  America's Great Depression - Mises Institute
  •  Animal Spirits: How Human Psychology Drives the Economy, and Why It Matters for Global Capitalism 
  •  Basic Economics
  •  Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco – Bryan Burrough and John Helyar
  •  Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World – Michael Lewis
  •  Capital Ideas Evolving – Peter L
  •  Capital Ideas: The Improbable Origins of Modern Wall Street – Peter L
  •  Capitalism and Freedom
  •  Chasing Goldman Sachs: How the Masters of the Universe Melted Wall Street Down 
  •  Den of Thieves – James B
  •  Economic Facts and Fallacies
  •  Economics in One Lesson | Mises Institute
  •  Finance and the Good Society
  •  Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt – Michael Lewis
  •  Fooled by Randomness – Nicholas Nassim Taleb
  •  Free to Choose
  •  How to Win Friends and Influence People
  •  Investing:  The Last Liberal Art
  •  Irrational Exuberance
  •  King of Capital – The Remarkable Rise, Fall and Rise Again of Steve Schwarzman and Blackstone 
  • Knowledge and Decisions by Thomas Sowell
  • Liar’s Poker – Michael Lewis
  •  Manias, Panics & Crashes – Charles Kindleberger
  •  Merchants of Debt: KKR and the Mortgaging of American Business – George Anders
  •  Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics
  •  Modern Times: A History of the World from the 1920s to the 1980s
  •  Myth of the Rational Market
  •  Nudge: Improving Decisions about Health, Wealth and Happiness
  •  On Mutual Funds – John Bogle
  •  One Up on Wall Street: How to Use What You Already Know to Make Money in the Market– Peter Lynch
  •  Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson
  •  Stocks for the Long Run
  •  The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine – Michael Lewis
  •  The Black Swan – Nicholas Nassim Taleb
  •  The Elements of Style
  •  The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money
  •  The Intelligent Investor – Benjamin Graham
  •  The Making of the Atomic Bomb
  •  The Money Culture – Michael Lewis
  •  The New Finance – Robert Haugen
  •  The Open Society and Its Enemies
  •  The Road to Serfdom | Mises Institute 
  •  The Second World War by Winston S. Churchill, John Keegan
  •  The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
  •  The Smartest Guys in the Room:  The Amazing Rise and Scandalous Fall of Enron 
  •  The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds
  •  The Warren Buffet Way – Robert Hagstrom
  •  When Genius Failed: The Rise and Fall of Long-Term Capital Management – Roger Lowenstein