Economics

Assistant Professor of Finance Francisco Pérez-González
If the financial crisis demonstrated anything, it was that excessive borrowing ― leverage ― can lead to big problems. Yet while American households and businesses have trimmed back on debt since the crisis, the United States and most other nations still subsidize borrowing through the tax system....
The Stanford Institute for Innovation in Developing Economies (SEED) will open its first regional innovation center in West Africa, a geographic area that holds enormous potential for immediate economic impact. The launch this July marks a major milestone in implementing SEED’s critical strategic...
Port of Oakland
For much of this sputtering recovery, the unfailing bright spot in America’s economy has been trade. U.S. exports of manufactured goods have seen a slow, steady, and entirely unexpected rise. Net energy imports are falling fast. Now, new trade agreements are in the works that could give the global...
In your rush to understand today’s stock market numbers or tomorrow’s tax and debt debates, you might be blinding yourself to two important long-term economic trends: the tripling of income over three generations in the United States and the way poor countries are finally also raising their...
Mitchell Elegbe, CEO of Interswitch Ltd
Where are the builders of tomorrow’s Africa? That’s a crucial issue for anyone interested in global economic development. It was also the specific question up for discussion at the daylong Stanford Africa Forum held March 2 at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. The answer, at least...
A trader reacts on the IG Group
"It sets a precedent that the EU authorities might, in the future, confiscate some of the deposits of eurozone banks." Darrell Duffie, professor of finance, Stanford Graduate School of Business On Monday, March 18, as policy makers grappled with Cyprus' precarious financial situation, we asked...
Microeconomics for Managers by David M. Kreps Norton, c2004 Find it @ Stanford Publisher's Site Amazon.com This outstanding text underscores the connections between contemporary microeconomics and business, using full-length, integrated case studies to show prospective managers how economic...
Microeconomic Foundations I: Choice and Competitive Markets by David M. Kreps Princeton University Press, 2012 Find it @ Stanford Publisher's Site : Table of Contents Amazon.com Microeconomic Foundations I develops the choice, price, and general equilibrium theory topics typically found in...

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