Short notes that may be assigned for ENVP Poverty, Inequality and the Environment
ENVP U6250 Takeaway Points
Why Read Henry George?
Guide to Progress and Poverty
Classical and Neoclassical Economic Concepts
"Restore the Original Wealth Tax" In the age of income and corporate tax loopholes, the property tax remains the only tax many rich people and corporations pay--even though they have already substantially croppled it by convincing ordinary folks it's a tax on the poor and middle class. Dollars & Sense Magazine, March/April 2011.
"George, Wicksell and Gaffney: A Three-Factor Model of the Boom and Bust Cycle." Presented at the History of Economics Society, June 2007. Published March 2009, International Journal of Social Economics.
1. Demand and Supply Basics
2. Monopolies, Oligopolies and Cartels
3. Elasticity of Supply, Demand and Income
4. Taxation--Who Pays?
5. Externalities and Public Goods
6. Production; Increasing and Decreasing Returns; Factor Proportions
Ideas to Remember from the Course
The Classical Economists' Theory of Income Distribution and George's Modification
Commons, Titles and Rent
Critique of ITEP on Who Pays Taxes?
Definitions: Arbitrage, Impute, Margin, Profit
Discounting: Basic Equations
Key points from Elinor Ostrom's Book, Governing the Commons
Population: Dynamics and Useful Websites
Population: Distribution, Density and Poverty
Concepts: Power Law, Tipping Point, Logistic Function
Sustainable Production Using More Labor and Less Natural Resources
Trade and Globalization Outline
The Classical Economists' Case for Free Trade
Trade and Globalization--Historical Perspective
Notes and Questions on Peter Barnes' Capitalism 3.0
Useful Georgist Sites