Stephen Golub

Stephen Golub
  • Adjunct Professor

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Past Courses

  • BEPP289 - NATIONS, POL AND MARKETS

    This course is intended to deepen understanding of the major contemporary issues in the world economy. The focus is on the "big picture" of global economic developments and the evolution of economic thought over the last one hundred years. The topics include: financial market booms and busts; business cycles; monetary and fiscal policies; inequality; the social welfare state; technological change and economic growth; and international trade and financial arrangements. The time period covers: the Roaring Twenties; the Great Depression, the post war Golden Age (1945-1973); the stagflation of the 1970s; the Washington Consensus era of the market liberalization (1980-2007); and the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession of 2007-2010 and its aftermath. The course also explores different schools of thought. The course will chronicle and compare economic policy and performance of the United States, Europe, Japan and emerging markets (Asia, Latin America, Africa).

  • BEPP789 - NATIONS, POL AND MARKETS

    This course is intended to deepen understanding of the major contemporary issues in the world economy. The focus is on the "big picture" of global economic developments and the evolution of economic thought over the last one hundred years. The topics include: financial market booms and busts; business cycles; monetary and fiscal policies; inequality; the social welfare state; technological change and economic growth; and international trade and financial arrangements. The time period covers: the Roaring Twenties; the Great Depression, the post war Golden Age (1945-1973); the stagflation of the 1970s; the Washington Consensus era of the market liberalization (1980-2007); and the 2008 financial crisis and ensuing Great Recession; and the recent rise of populism. This course also explores different schools of thought. The course will chronicle and compare economic policy and performance of the United States, Europe, Japan and emerging markets (Asia, Latin America, Africa).

Knowledge@Wharton

Can Universal Basic Income Work?

Are guaranteed payments to every citizen a solution to the widening wealth gap or a detriment to the long-term health of the economy? A pilot program in Stockton, California, is aiming to find some answers.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/01/17
Equal Work, Unequal Growth? Promotions and Recognition for Women in IT

What affects the career prospects of women who choose to work in information technology? Nishtha Langer offers her insights in this opinion piece.

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/01/17
Joy City Mall: Big Data Analytics Drives Commercial Success

China’s bricks-and-mortar shopping malls have come under significant pressure in recent years. Despite strong economic growth and rising consumer demand, China faces severe overcapacity of its physical retail space. This is chiefly due to the growing popularity of e-commerce — as of 2018, nearly 33% of all sales in China took place online. These debt-laden

Knowledge @ Wharton - 2020/01/17