EC/ PO 326(Spring 2004)

 

Syllabus

 

A-) READINGS

Self Sensorship in Public Discourse

Waldinger, " The New Urban Reality"

Loury, "Comment on Robert Solow's Tanner Lecture"

Loury, "The Return of the Undeserving Poor"

Traub, " What No School Can Do "

Loury's Review of Dickerson

Tonry, " Malign Neglect" Chapter 1, Chapter 3

Meares, "Place and Crime"

Loury, "Trans-Generational Justice - Compensatory vs. Interpretative Approaches (essay on reparations)"

Fryer, Loury and Yuret, "Color Blind Affirmative Action"

Loury, " Incentive Effects of Affirmative Action"

B-) LECTURE NOTES

Lecture notes on Self Sensorship

Lecture notes on Sugrue

Lecture notes on Discrimination

Lecture Notes on Anatomy

Lecture Notes on Reputation Game

Lecture Notes on Skretny

Lecture Notes on " A Simple Investment Hiring Game"

C-) FIGURES and TABLES

 

Figures from "Ghettos and the Transmission of Ethnic Capital" by David Cutler, Edward Glaeser and Jacob Vigdor:

(figures 1, 2 and 3)

Robbery Graph

Tables and Figures on Justice System and Race

 

D-) EXAMS

 

Quiz #2

 

 

 

 

E-) OPTIONAL READINGS

Howard Dean's Speech

Abraham Lincoln's Speech

Martin Luther King's Letter

The Black Commentator

Self Sensorship in Public Discourse (1987)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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