Economics @ ITT

McDonald’s profit hit by strong dollar – Consumer News – Crain’s Chicago Business

Posted in economics, International Economics by ittecon on July 24, 2012

McDonald’s Corp. said its net income slipped 4 percent in the second quarter as a result of unfavorable currency exchange rates and a slowing global economy.

via McDonald’s profit hit by strong dollar – Consumer News – Crain’s Chicago Business.

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Welcome

Posted in class materials, economics, microeconomics, schedule by ittecon on March 10, 2010

Welcome, economics students. This is an exciting if not harrowing time to be learning the dismal science, which is economics.

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New Books

Posted in economics, Keynesian Economics, macroeconomics, Uncategorized by ittecon on February 3, 2010

I posted a couple of new book links on the Recommended Reading pageKeynes: Return of the Master is on the policies of John Maynard Keynes as put forth by his biographer, Robert Skidelsky. The other is an offering by a Australian economist, Steve Keen, Debunking Economics in the neo-Classical vein.