For updates of the lecture materials visit my folder on the L-Drive
A preferred source for labor market data is the folder "Economics" on the L-Drive
Review questions for chapter 5 "Causality" can be found here
Additional reading and sources mentioned in the lectures
Lecture 1: Introduction: What Economists Do
Blaug, M., The Methodology of Economics, or, How Economists Explain, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, Chpt 1
Downloadable at Free LINK
Boumans, M., Davis, J.B., Economic Methodology. Understanding Economics as a Science, Palgrave MacMillan 2010, Chpt 1
Allison, G.B., Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crises, Little Brown 1971.
Sutter, D., Pjesky, R., Where Would Adam Smith Publish Today? Econ Journal Watch 4 (2), 2007: 230-240.
Downloadable at LINK
Acemoglu, D., Johnson, S., Robinson, J.A., The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation, The American Economic Review 91, 2001: 1369-1401
Downloadable at JSTOR-LINK (free on campus)
Klick, Jonathan & Tabarrok, Alexander, 2005. "Using Terror Alert Levels to Estimate the Effect of Police on Crime," Journal of Law and Economics 48 (2005): 267-79
Working paper downloadable at U Michigan