ECON 4905 FALL 2017: Financial Fragility and the Macroeconomy

Syllabus and Reading List


Presentation Tips and Rubric

Lecture Notes

Problem Sets



  • The first prelim is scheduled to be in class on Wednesday, September 27.
  • Participants in the 4905 course Financial Fragility and the Macro-economy, are invited to attend the Cornell/Penn State Macro-economics Workshop, in the Fleming Lecture Room, 226 Weill Hall, Saturday,  September 16, 8:55am to 4:45pm, and Sunday, September 17, 9:00am to 12:15pm. Please visit the link for more details:
  •  Here is a link to a BIS Quarterly Review article that Morten Bech and Rod Garrett wrote. It provides a taxonomy of money that includes central bank cryptocurrencies. Please check it out if you are interested.