Assignment 4

  1. Read Macro Reading 2.
  2. Read "Is GDP a satisfactory measure of growth", an interview with François Lequiller.
  3. Read "Alternatives to the GDP", a short New York Times article with good links.
  4. Find and summarize an article related to your country and to the macro economy (e.g. GDP, terms of trade, inflation, etc.).
  5. Optional: Read "A Man for All Seasons", by John Judis, an article about John Maynard Keynes and how his ideas are relevant in good times as well as bad.