Class Reading

Game Theory  

Game Trees

Simultaneous Games

List of Game Theory Concepts you will want to know.

For further reading on game theory I suggest reading Games of Strategy by Avinash Dixt & Susan Skeath

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Regressions 

Additonal Resources:

How to interprete logarithms in a regression

List of Regression Concepts you will want to know.

YouTube Video on regressoins and t-test

For further reading on game theory I suggest reading Introductory Econometrics by Jeffery M. Wooldridge

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or Mostly Harmless Econometrics: An Empiricist's Companion by Joshua Angrist and Jörn-Steffen Pischke 

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Articles  

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Almond, Douglas. (2006) “Is the 1918 Influenza Pandemic Over? Long Term Effects of In Utero Influenza Exposure in the Post – 1940 U.S. Population,” Journal of Political Economy. Vol. 114, Iss. 4.

Bellemare, Marc F. (2011a) “Primer on Causality”.

Bellemare, Marc F. (2011b) “Primer on Regression”.

Costa, Dora L. & Matthew E. Kahn. (2003) “Cowards and Heroes: Group Loyalty in the American Civil War,” Quarterly Journal of Economics. Vol. 118, Iss. 2.

Field, Alexander James. (1992) “The Magnetic Telegraph, Price and Quantity Data, and the New Management of Capital,” Journal of Economic History. Vol. 52, Iss. 2.

Flandreau, Marc and Juan H. Flores. (2009) “Bonds and Brands: Foundations of Sovereign Debt Markets, 1820-1830” Journal of Economic History. Vol. 69, Iss. 3.

Friedman, David. (1991) “Statistical Models and Shoe Leather,” Sociological Methodology. Vol. 21.

Frydman, Carola, Eric Hilt, and Lily Y. Zhou. (2012) “The Panic of 1907: JP Morgan, Trust Companies, and the Impact of the Financial Crisis,” Working Paper.

Greif, Avner. (1993) “Contract Enforceability and Economic Institutions in Early Trade: The Maghribi Traders' Coalition,” American Economic Review. Vol. 83, Iss. 3

Hanson, Zeynep and Gary Libecap. (2004) “Small farms, Externalities, and the Dust Bowl of the 1930's,” Journal of Political Economy. Vol. 112, Iss. 3.

Hardin, Garett. (1968) “The Tragedy of the Commons,” Science. Vol. 162.

Harley, C. Knick. (2008) “Steers Afloat: The North Atlantic Meat trade, Liner Predominance, and Freight Rates, 1870-1913,” Journal of Economic History. Vol. 68, Iss. 4.

Higgs, Robert. (1985) “Crisis, Bigger Government, and Ideological Change: Two Hypotheses on the Ratchet Phenomenon,” Explorations in Economic History. Vo. 22, Iss. 1.

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Johnson, Noel D. And Mark Koyama. (2012) “Taxes, Lawyers, and the Decline of Witch Trials in France,” GMU Working Paper.

Klein, Benjamin, Robert G. Crawford, and Armen A. Alchian. (1978) "Vertical Integration, Appropriable Rents, and the Competitive Contracting Process," Journal of Law and Economics. Vol. 21, No. 2.

Libecap, Gary and Dean Lueck. (2009) “The Demarcation of Land and the Role of Coordinating Institutions,” NBER Working Paper 14942.

Liebowitz, S.J. and Stephen Margolis. (1990) “The Fable of the Keys,” Journal of Law and Economics. Vol. 33, Iss. 1.

North, Douglass C. (1991) “Institutions,” Journal of Economic Perspective. Vo. 5, Iss. 1.

North, Douglass C. (1968) “Sources of Productivity Change in Ocean Shipping, 1600-1850,” Journal of Political Economy. Vol. 76, Iss. 5.

North, Douglass C. And John Wallis. (1982) “American Government Expenditures: A Historical Perspective” American Economic Review. Vol. 72, Iss. 2.

North, Douglass C. And Weingast, Barry R. (1989) “Constitutions and Commitment: The Evolution of Institutions Governing Public Choice in Seventeenth-Century England,” Journal of Economic History. Vol. 49, Iss. 4.

Nunn, Nathan. (2008) “The Longer Term Effects of Africa's Slave Trades,” Quarterly Journal of Economics. Vol. 123, Iss. 1.

Nunn, Nathan and Nancy Qian. (2011) “The Potato's Contribution to Population and Urbanization: Evidence from a Historical Experiment,” Quarterly Journal of Economics. Vol. 126, Iss. 2.

O'Brien, Patrick K. (1988a) “The Costs and Benefits of British Imperialism 1864 – 1914,” Past and Present. Vol. 120.

O'Brien, Patrick K. (1988b) “The Political Economy of British Taxation, 1660-1815,” Economic History Review. Vol. 41, Iss. 1.

Puffert, Douglas J. (2000) “The Standardization of track Gauge on North American Railways, 1830 – 1890,” Journal of Economic History. Vol. 60, Iss. 4.

Steckel, Richard. (1986) “A Peculiar Population: The Nutrition, Health, and Mortality of American Slaves from Childhood to Maturity,” Journal of Economic History. Vol. 46 Iss. 3.

Weingast, Barry R. (1995) “The Economic Role of Political Institutions: Market-Preserving Federalism and Economic Development,” Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization. Vol. 11, Iss. 1.

Weir, David R. (1989) “Tontines, Public Finance, and Revolution in France and England, 1688-1789,” Journal of Economic History. Vol. 49, Iss. 1.

White, Eugene Nelson. (1989) “Was There a Solution to the Ancien Régime's Financial Dilemma?,” Journal of Economic History. Vol. 49, Iss. 3.

Yates, JoAnne. (1989) Control through Communication: The Rise of System in American Management. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press.