Ranjit Dighe. Money and Banking. Available for free to my students, through the ANGEL site.
Dean Baker. False Profits: Recovering From the Bubble Economy.
Sausalito, Calif.: PoliPoint Press, 2010. ISBN-13:
978-0982417126. Available at The College Store and Kraftees.
The most relevant links
for the course, including links to the lecture notes and syllabus, are on ANGEL. Click here to log into ANGEL.
Article to read / In the news: See ANGEL site.
16 Dec. 2008: With the economy in recession and financial markets still in crisis, the Fed lowers its federal funds rate target to a record-low range of 0 - 0.25%.
This is where it has been ever since (as of January 2012).