Trevor Chow Blog Archive Newsletter About The Blog

Back-of-the-envelope low-quality musings: #takes


Longform stuff I've put time and thought into is at #effortposts.


To hear from academics and policymakers, #interviews.


Compiled scribbles on what I read can be found in #notes.


Topic-related tags include #economics, #coronavirus and #miscellaneous.

Useful Files and Documents

This is just a compilation of various documents that I have made. Feel free to check them out!

An overview of the core material in Stephen Williamson's Macroeconomics - it covers the theoretical components of the first 11 chapters excluding measurement issues and the empirical components.

A way I'd want to approach explaining the history of macroeconomic thought by considering seminal papers.

A contents page/syllabus of what I wish we taught in introductory macroeconomics textbooks/courses.

A summary of 25 accessible macroeconomics papers for people relatively new to economics, based off of various lists by u/Integralds.

A set of notes on using R for data science and statistical inference, based on ModernDive.

A primer on economic policy at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.