UPDATED LIST OF TOOLS: 10 JAN 2008

(With completed Theme H)

Topic 1: Sustainable Development

THEME A: BROAD OVERVIEW OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
(Lectures 1-3)
1. Functions and their graphs
http://www.themathpage.com/aPreCalc/functions.htm
http://www.themathpage.com/aPreCalc/graphs-of-functions.htm#graph2
2. Powers (>1)
http://www.ugrad.math.ubc.ca/coursedoc/math100/notes/zoo/powers.html
3. Developing Countries
http://450.aers.psu.edu/economic_conditions.cfm
http://www.bized.co.uk/learn/economics/notes/features.htm
http://www.bized.co.uk/virtual/dc/copper/theory/th16.htm

Topic 2: Economic Development

THEME B: ECONOMIC GROWTH—IDEALIZED “AK” MODEL
(Lectures 4-6)
1. Production Possibilities Frontier
http://www.tutor2u.net/economics/revision-notes/as-markets-production-possibility-frontier.html
2. Percent Change
http://www.glencoe.com/sec/math/prealg/mathnet/pr01/pdf/0910a.pdf
3. Logarithms and Natural Logs
http://www.themathpage.com/aPreCalc/logarithms.htm
http://betterexplained.com/articles/demystifying-the-natural-logarithm-ln/
http://www.harrybrowne.org/articles/RatioScales.htm
4. Excel Tutorial
http://www.usd.edu/trio/tut/excel/
5. Poverty Traps http://annualreport.novonordisk.com/images/2006/PDFs/PovertyTrapModel.pdf


THEME C: CONSTRAINTS ON GROWTH (DRS, ENVIRONMENT)
(Lectures 7-11)
5. Powers (<1)
http://www.ugrad.math.ubc.ca/coursedoc/math100/notes/zoo/powers2.html

6. Hadley Cell Circulation
http://www.newmediastudio.org/DataDiscovery/Hurr_ED_Center/Easterly_Waves/Trade_Winds/Trade_Winds.html

7. Land-Locked Countries
http://www.un.org/special-rep/ohrlls/lldc/default.htm

Topic 3. Public versus Private Goods

THEME D: MARKET FAILURE
(Lectures 12-15)
1. Supply and Demand