Archive for June, 2017

Notes on Mercantilism for Part II of ECN 111A

June 28, 2017

ECN 111A Notes on Mercantilism, Section II of Course

Additional Notes for Part I of ECN 111A Course (Eurasia)

June 27, 2017

Further Notes on Eurasia Section I of course

ECN 111A, Summer Session 1, 2017: Office Hours for Carl Mosk (Professor) and Eden Volkov (Teaching Assistant)

June 24, 2017

Office Hours UCD Summer 2017.doc

Economics 111 A: Notes on Part I of Course (Eurasia)

June 23, 2017

ECN 111 A Path Dependence China versus the West

Partisan Pastors: How Religious Affiliation of Religious Elites Causes Political Division in the United States

June 15, 2017

Partisan Pastor Paper 2017

Welcome to ECN 111A at the University of California at Davis

June 15, 2017

To my prospective students: I am hoping to prepare a Canvas site for this course by the end of the first week of classes. As I am not on the permanent faculty of the University I am encountering some delays securing access to Canvas. Please bear with me. In any case the syllabus for the course, an outline of the introductory portion of the first lecture, and the downloads package for the course appear in this posting.

ECN 111A Summer 2017 Downloads

ECN 111A Summer 2017 Course Syllabus

ECN 111 A Summer 2017 Introductory Lecture A


Ethical Capitalism is not an Oxymoron

June 11, 2017

Ethical Capitalism Book Review

To get a majority, the Tories get in bed with some nasties

June 10, 2017

This post is mostly for Americans. since today’s Hili dialogue showed me that we not only have a lot of British readers, but they know a lot about UK politics. In yesterday’s British elections, the Tories failed to win a Parliamentary majority, having lost at least 12 seats. They now have 318 seats in the […]

via To get a majority, the Tories get in bed with some nasties — Why Evolution Is True

True to his Christian evangelical science hating base, Trump puts out a budget heavy in cuts in science and medicine. Maybe he believes people should pray their way to good health just as Mike Pence would have gays pray their way out of gayness?

June 9, 2017

This is from an email that research administrators at my University sent to our faculty, academic appointees, and staff a short while ago; I offer it to show you what the Trump administration is doing to research in this country (emphasis is mine): On May 23, the Trump Administration released its detailed budget proposal for […]

via Trump’s budget cuts in science — Why Evolution Is True

Bob Dylan finally delivers his Nobel Prize lecture: Listen — Consequence of Sound

June 5, 2017

Legendary singer-songwriter traces his own influences both in music and literature.

via Bob Dylan finally delivers his Nobel Prize lecture: Listen — Consequence of Sound