Have a new textbook coming out, with an interesting blog to go with it (presumably with more updates to come once the textbook is published). Here is the web page for the macro text.

Here is Alex giving a 15-minute talk pitching economic growth. For example, he argues, when China gets richer, the pharmaceutical market will be stronger and we will see more research. The talk supports a lot of what is in the forthcoming book by Nick Schulz and myself.