Thorsten Janus

Associate Professor,University of Wyoming

353 East Business Building, College of Business, Department of Economics and Finance, Dept. 3985

Laramie, WY 82071. Email: tjanus@uwyo.edu. Ph.: 1-307-766-3384. Fax: 1-307-766-5090

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Econ 4720: International Trade

Syllabus with reading schedule

 

 

 

Econ 5300: Game Theory

Syllabus with reading schedule

 

KUAs

KUA Answer Keys

Powerpoints

Links

Homework

Course notes

 

KUA 1

 

Introduction & the Gravity Model

Textbook companion website

HW1

Course note 1

 

KUA 2

 

The Ricardo Model

Office of the US Trade Representative

HW2

Course note 2

 

KUA 3

 

The Heckscher-Ohlin Model

WTO (World Trade Organization);  why it is important

HW3

Course note 3

 

KUA 4

 

The Standard Trade Model

Intro to ongoing WTO Doha Round of Global Trade Negotiations

 

HW4

Course note 4

 

KUA 5

 

Increasing Returns Models

World Bank/trade issues

HW5

Course note 5

 

KUA 6

 

Trade Policy

UNCTAD (United Nations Conference  on Trade & Development)

HW6

Course note 6

 

KUA 7

 

Arguments for & against trade;
trade policy in practice

US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

 

Course note 7

 

KUA 8

 

International Trade Agreements

 

 

Course note 8

 

 

KUA 9

 

International Factor Movements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Research on Economic Development

 (w/ Daniel Riera-Crichton) Economic Shocks, Civil War & Ethnicity

(w/ Helle Malmvig). To end Syria civil war, West must guarantee minorities' safety with peacekeeping force Christian Science Monitor 07/25/2013

Dictatorship, Interest Groups and Government Predation: The Case of Zimbabwe (w/ Johnson Gwatipedza)

A Model of Political Exclusion and Civil War (formerly titled “Do Broad-Based Governments Discourage Civil War?”)

The Political Economy of Fertility (working paper),  Public Choice 155, 3-4, 493-505

Odious Debt in an Imperfect World, (working paper) Appendix forthcoming, Review of Development Economics

Natural Resource Extraction and Civil Conflict (working paper) Appendix Journal of Development Economics 97, 1, 24-31, 2011

Trust and Culture International Game Theory Review 11, 2, 199-206, 2009

Interventions and Conflict Incentives, Ethnopolitics 8, 2, 191-208, 2009

Democracy, Capital Flows, and Odious Debt, Journal of International Trade and Economic Development 18, 2, 207-34, 2009

(w/ Jamus Lim) Sticks and Carrots: Two Incentive Mechanisms Supporting Intra-Group Cooperation, Economics Letters 103, 2, 177-80, 2009

Aid and the Soft Budget Constraint, Review of Development Economics 13, 2, 264-75, 2009

 

Research on International Finance

(with Daniel Riera-Crichton) International Gross Capital Flows: A New Measure and Application to a Global Panel of External Financial Crises

forthcoming, Journal of Policy Modeling

(with Yothin Jinjarak and Manachaya Uruyos) Sovereign Default Risk, Over-­confident Investors and Diverse Beliefs: Theory and Evidence from a New Dataset on Outstanding Credit Default Swaps, forthcoming, Journal of Financial Stability

(with Daniel Riera-Crichton) Banking Crises, External Turmoil and the Role of Gross Foreign Investment Reversals

(with Daniel Riera-Crichton) The Output Effects of Gross Foreign Investment Reversals

(with Daniel Riera-Crichton) How Much Has the Euro Stabilized Real Exchange Rates and Did It Matter for Growth?

Can Abandonment Options Decrease Investment Returns?

 

Courses

Econ 1010: Principles of Macroeconomics

Econ 1020: Principles of Microeconomics

Econ 3010: Intermediate Macroeconomics

Econ 4350: Game Theory

Econ 4700: Economic Development

Econ 4720: International Trade

Econ 5300: Game Theory

Econ 5720: Advanced International Trade

MBAM/MBAX 5330: Advanced Managerial Economics/Global Business Environment