MACRO SYLLABUS

MACRO SYLLABUS - ECON 0110 (11163): INTRODUCTORY...

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ECON 0110 (11163): INTRODUCTORY MACROECONOMICS T H 1:00 1:50 LAWRN 121 AUG. 2007 DEC. 2007 INSTRUCTOR : DR. JAMES L. KENKEL 4709 WWPH 412-563-4128 kenkel@pitt.ed u Office Hours: 8 AM to 9:15 AM and 11 AM to 11:50 AM TEXT : Macroeconomics, A Contemporary Introduction , William A. McEachern, 7 th Edition, Thompson – Southwestern, 2006. The Study Guide is not required, but is recommended. GRADING SYSTEM : Mid-term exam 1: 250 points Mid-term exam 2: 250 points Final exam: 500 points ____ Total 1,000 points GRADE SCALE : A+: 975 TO 1000 A: 925 TO 974 A-: 900 TO 924 B+: 875 TO 899 B: 825 TO 874 B-: 800 TO 824 C+: 775 TO 799 C: 725 TO 774 C-: 700 TO 724 D+: 675 TO 699 D: 625 TO 674 D-: 600 TO 624 EXTRA CREDIT : There is no extra credit available in this course. STRUCTURE OF THE COURSE Two hours of lecture and one hour of recitation per week. Mid-term Test 1: Approximately 25 multiple choice questions: 250 total points Mid-term Test 2: Approximately 25 multiple choice questions: 250 total points Final exam: Approximately 75 multiple choice questions: 500 total points No quizzes or tests in recitations. Your test and exam grades will be posted on Courseweb. After your grades have been posted, you have 10 days to request a correction. Otherwise, your grade will remain unchanged.
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ECON 0110 (11163): INTRODUCTORY MACROECONOMICS T H 12:00 12:50 LAWRN 121 AUG. 2007 DEC. 2007 INSTRUCTOR : DR. JAMES L. KENKEL 4709 WWPH 412-563-4128 kenkel@pitt.ed u Office Hours: TU & TH SECRETARY : LAUREE GRAHAM 4706 WWPH 412-648-8745 lauree@pitt.edu TEACHING ASSISTANTS : AHMAD SHAHIDI 4516 WWPH 412-648-2305 ahs19@pitt.edu Office Hours: NATALIA KHORUNZHINA 4522 WWPH nak52@pitt.edu 412-648-5717 Office hours YILAN XU 4922 WWPH yix12@pitt.edu 412-648-7089 RECITATIONS : 1. 11283 M 9:00 – 9:50 FKART 204 Natalia Khorunzhina 2. 11164 M 10:00 – 10:50 FKART 204 Natalia Khorunzhina 3. 11811 TU 9:00 – 9:50 WWPH 5405 Yilan Xu 4. 12307 TU 10:00 – 10:50 WWPH 5405 Yilan Xu 5. 11818 H 9:00 – 9:50 CL 242 Yilan Xu 6. 11819 H 10:00 – 10:50 CL 242 Yilan Xu 7. 11284 F 11:00 – 11:50 CL 226 Ahmad Shahidi 8. 11165 F 12:00 – 12:50 CL 226 Ahmad Shahidi
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WHAT IS MACROECONOMICS? The course helps explain how the US economy works.
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