Textbook Information: ECON104

Hi Students: Here is some information on your main textbook that I couldn’t include in the syllabus. Remember I  also STRONGLY SUGGEST the course pack I designed that is available at the bookstore. The main textbook we will be using, as you should know, is the 5th edition of Macroeconomics, by R. Glenn Hubbard; Anthony Patrick O’Brien. ISBN-10: 0-13-382669-4. Along… Read More »

Textbook Information: ECON102

Hi Students: Here is some information on your main textbook that I couldn’t include in the syllabus. Remember I  also STRONGLY SUGGEST the course pack I designed that is available at the bookstore. The main textbook we will be using, as you should know, is the 5th edition of Microeconomics, by R. Glenn Hubbard; Anthony Patrick O’Brien. ISBN-10: 0-13-345554-8. Along… Read More »

SUNY Plattsburgh Presentation

I gave a short presentation today to fellow faculty and staff members at SUNY Plattsburgh that covered my conference participation over the past year and a half. In order to get funding for conferences, faculty members must agree to present their research to the rest of the school. Most of these presentations involve what I… Read More »

Sorry…

Sorry about the lack of updates. I have about 15 drafts that I need to finish up. I have moved all of my teaching-related stuff over to www.teachmeecon.com so check that out!

October Jobs Report

The October Employment Situation, also known as the jobs report, was released this morning by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)  a week later than originally scheduled due to the government shutdown.  Below is a quick description and then I provide some highlights. The monthly jobs report consists of two different sets of data. One… Read More »

Worlde of the Week — Unemployment Edition

Because of the government shutdown that lasted the better part of two weeks, the BLS employment situation summary (Jobs Report) was delayed. The report, usually released on the first Friday of each month, came out this morning at 8:30am. A quick summary, nothing changed. Well, the total number of non-farm jobs increased by 148K, the… Read More »