Power Point slides
For my freshman class, so not as detailed algebraically, but with a useful summary of concepts and graphs.
Money and the macroeconomy
- Robert Radford's
"The Economic Organization of a POW Camp"
Economica, New Series, Vol. 12, No. 48. (Nov., 1945), pp. 189-201.
can be accessed through JSTOR by clicking on the title above.
Hyperinflation in Hungary
A nice page, by Francois Velde at the University of Chicago, on the world record hyperinflation (Hungary, 1946), with an illustration of a 100 million billion-pengo note, and the Hungarian daily CPI, which can be used to calculate an inflation rate of 400 percent a day.
- Intro macro Power Point slides -- Money and the Fed
- J. Bradford de Long
Intermediate textbook author and serious web page creator
- NBER on recession
THe National Bureau of Economic Research intensively studies business cycles; their dating of the current recession is explained here.
- Martin Feldstein
Chair of NBER, good popular commentary on economic issues
- Edward Leamer
Director of the Anderson forecast, which got the current recession right.
Excellent article on
- Why Expansions End
- Paul Krugman
His former MIT website still has many papers.
Strong opinions and popular commentary from a good economist.
- Nouriel Roubini
Especially good on international macro, but current commentary on domestic macro as well, with good links.
- Ben Bernanke
Author of excellent introductory macro text; on the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee.
- Quantitative Macroeconomics
and Real Business Cycles
Christopher Zimmerman, University of Quebec at Montreal.
- Economic Growth
Jonathan Temple, Nuffield College, Oxford
- Charles I. Jones ,Stanford University . Excellent references to growth, working papers.
- Peter Thompson
,University of Houston. Very good bibilographies for macro in course syllabi.
- Danny Quah, LSE. Good recent macro quantitative bibliography.
- Brad de Long, Berkeley. Good historical papers on macro.
- Paul Romer
Non-technical explanations of growth theory.
- Xavier Sala-i-Martin, Columbia.
- Nouriel Roubini , NYU. Espeically good discussions of FX and Asia.
Articles and Working Papers
Detailed Data Page
Ray Fair's Macroeconomic model.
Tom McGahagan's Forecasting links -- use for XLispStat software
Business Conditions Indicators
Software to manage macro data.
Macroeconomic Modelling Bureau (UK)
Centre for Economic Forecasting
London Business School
Small UK Model
from Sheffield University, UK
Page includes forecasts, often interesting macro graphs.
Morgan Stanley's Global Economic Forecast
Academic Institutions and Think Tanks