W. Ken Farr, Professor of Economics          433 Atkinson Hall
               Department of Economics & Finance         
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061
               Georgia College & State University          

0001 Syllabus
Institutional GPA
Sample Tranguide
BA Language Req.

What is Economics?
What does a Trillion dollars look like?


Fall  2011
Friday 10:00 - 10:50 am
    Atkinson Hall 207


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Dollar Times
Free software downloads
GC&SU Undergraduate Catalog
Job Openings for Economists
Occupational Outlook Handbook
            (Outlook for Economists)
  Nobel Prize Winners in Economics


News & Information

The Economist
Business Week
Fair Tax.Org
Fox News
Gasoline Price Information
New York Times
Oil Prices
Tax Foundation.Org

USA Today
Washington Post

What's a degree worth?  (8/2011)
Best Undergrad College Degrees By Salary 2010-11 (1)  (8/2011)
Best Undergrad College Degrees By Salary 2010 (2)  (8/2011)

Best Undergrad College Degrees By Salary 2009

Average Starting Salaries for UnderGraduates 2008  CareerBuilder.com

Average Starting Salaries for UnderGraduates 2007  CareerBuilder.com

Lucrative Degrees for College Grads CNN/MONEY, 4/19/2005

Top 10 degrees in demand CNN/MONEY, 11/12/2004

Most Lucrative College Degrees CNN/MONEY, 7/27/2004


Economic Information & Data

Ayn Rand Institute
American Economic Association
American Economic Association for Undergrad Students
Bureau of Economic Analysis
Bureau of Labor Statistics:  Frequently Asked Questions
Cafe Hayek
CIA Factbook
CPI:  Frequently Asked Questions.
Data Resources (provided by Econ & Finc Dept)
Economic Calendar
Fact Check Dot Org
Federal Reserve System
     Federal Reserve District Banks
     Links to Other Federal Sites
GDP:  Frequently Asked Questions
Greg Mankiw's Blog
Heritage Foundation

John Stossel
Links to a Variety of Economic Information
Ludwig von Mises Institute
Marginal Revolution
 Sabernomics (Baseball Talk)
Sports Information
Statistical Abstract of the US
Tax Foundation
Thomas Sowell
U.S. Economic Data: (Dallas Federal Reserve Bank)
Walter Williams
Web Resources for Economists

Reference Information

About Economics
Classic Economic Models
Economic History Services
Free Lunch Dot Com
GCSU Bookstore
GCSU Russell Library
Google - Public Data Explorer 
Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Days to 1970
How Different Groups Spend Their Day  
Khan Academy
Library of Congress 
Online Library of Liberty (9/2011)
Prentice Hall's Guide to Student Success in Economics
Question Bank-Economics
Tutor2u--Online student learning center


Interesting Articles


A Better Stimulus Plan for the Economy?
A Mind-Changing Page  (6/2010)
A Minority View:  Academic Dishonesty
A Nobel Prize for Showing That Freedom Works (10/2009)
Almost Everything We're Taught is Wrong   
An Unusual Economy   (8/2011)
Bankruptcy Could be Good for America
Back to the Future? 
Back to the Future: Part II   (9/2011)
 Congress' Financial Mess 
Economic Myths and Irrelevancy (11/2009)
Economic Myths, Fallacies and Stupidity  (6/2010)
Education: Too Important for a Government Monopoly  (2/2010)
 Environmentalists' Hold on Congress
 Foreign Trade Angst
 Fraud in Academia
Free to Choose 
Governments Don't Create Prosperity  (9/2011)
Governments Make Us Poor  (10/2011)
Great Myths of the the Great Depression
Health 'Reform' Gets a Failing Grade  (11/2009)
Hurtling Down the Road to Serfdom  (2/2010)
I love Greed  (1/2012) 
 Influence Peddling
 Is College Worth It?
Is Seasteading the Future?  
Job Destruction Makes Us Richer   (7/2011)
Legal Obedience  (8/2011)
 Mascot Politics  (1/2011)
 Minimum Wage Equals Minimum Jobs

Myths About Capitalism   (4/2010)
Obama's Green-Jobs Fantasies  (3/2011)
Ponzi! Ponzi! Ponzi!   (9/2011)
 Presidents Can't Manage the Economy
Politics vs. Economics 
Profits are for People  (10/2011)
Reflections on the Passing Scene
Rhetoric Rides Again:  Taxes & Politics  (12/2010)
Same as the Old Boss?  (1/2011)
School Competition Rescues Kids  (10/2011)
Self-Inflicted Poverty  
Self-Governance Works 
Signs of the Times (Velocity & Inflation)  (7/2010)
Social Security Disaster  (10/2011)
Student Who Get It! 
Taxes & Politics   (4/2011)
Taxing the Rich  (9/2010)
The Stupidity of "Buy American"   (11/2011)
Too Much Higher Education (9/2011)
The Amazing Story Behind The Global Warming Scam
The Double Standard About Journalists' Bias (11/2009)
 The Economics of College (I) 
 The Economics of College (II)
 The Economics of College (III)
 The Ethanol Hoax
The Financial Mess in the US and Europe 
 The Law 
(short book--excellent read)
The Money Hole
The Money of Fools
The 'Ponzi' Sound Bite 
The 'Progressive' Legacy (2/2012)
The 'Progressive' Legacy: Part II (2/2012)
The 'Progressive' Legacy:  Part III (2/2012)
The Road to Serfdom 
(short book--excellent read)
Uncertainty and the Slow Recover  (01/2010)
U.S. Income Inequality:  It's Not so Bad  (8/2010)
 What Are the Odds of a Depression?
What our Constitution Permits  (1/2011)
What's Michael Moore Talking About? (10/2011)
What Will they Learn?  (10/2011)
YouTube Video (Hayek vs. Keynes)  (02/2010)  VERY FUNNY!
Capitalism (Friedman) (1970s)  (9/2010)


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