ECO 213 Prin. of Microecon Spring 2008

ECO 213 Prin of - Course Syllabus Course Title Term& Year Principles of Microeconomics Spring 2008 Main Campus Course Number& Section Number

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Unformatted text preview: Course Syllabus Course Title: Term & Year: Principles of Microeconomics Spring 2008- Main Campus Course Number & Section Number: Time & Place: ECO 213.02 Principles of Microeconomics T & Th 8:00-9:15AM Best 109 ECO 213.03 Principles of Microeconomics T & Th 9:30-10:45AM Best 109 Instructor: Office Location: Professor Craig Laker Best Hall- Lower Level 115 Office Hours: Office Telephone: Monday 10:00-1:00 PM (260) 665-4862 Tuesday 11:00-2:00 PM Wednesday 10:00-2:00 PM Departmental Telephone#: Thursday 11:00-2:00 PM (260) 665-4198 And by appointment Dept. FAX: 665-4777 Number of Credit Hours: 3 E Mail Address: [email protected] Course Description: Introduction to the theory of demand and supply and price determination in market economies. The study of individual consumers and producers, different market structures, firms, and the distribution of income within the United States. Required Text: The Micro Economy Today , 10 th Edition , by Bradley Schiller, McGraw-Hill 2006. * Lecture notes (Overheads) are on closed reserve at the TSU library under “Laker ECO 213” A Copy of the Textbook , Student Problem Set and Study Guide is also on closed reserve at the library. Objectives: Upon completion of this course the student should be able to: A. Understand the economics of firm resource allocation decisions. B. Recognize the relationship of the producers, consumers, and the government in the micro economy. C. Understand the market mechanism and mixed capitalism. D. Understand supply and demand elasticity. E. Understand factor markets and their relationship to production costs, product price and demand for economic resources. Course Requirements: Grading/ Evaluation: Three Exams- 30 points each 90 Points One 4-5 page Article Review 10 Points 100 Points Total Grading Scale: 90-100 Points 4.0 A 87-89 Points 3.5 B+ 80-86 Points 3.0 B 77-79 Points 2.5 C+ 70-76 Points 2.0 C 67-69 Points 1.5 D+ 60-66 Points 1.0 D 0-59 Points 0.0 F Examinations: The three exams will be objective in nature. (multiple-choice and essay format) There will be 50 multiple-choice questions (25 points each exam) and two short essays per exam (5 points each exam). The exams will be closed book and closed notes and a review session will be held the class prior to the exam. Each exam will be worth 30 points each for a total of 90 points. Article Review: This 4-5 page, type written (double spaced) paper will require you to read an article in the Wall Street Journal or similar trade publication or the websites listed below, and determine the microeconomic impact of the policy or legal decision for the future. Attached to this syllabus is an outline you should follow. However, you do not need to answer every single point addressed in the outline- only the points that applies. No outside research is necessary- only information from the text, lecture and article itself....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course MICRO ECON 103 taught by Professor Laker during the Spring '08 term at Tri-State.

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ECO 213 Prin of - Course Syllabus Course Title Term& Year Principles of Microeconomics Spring 2008 Main Campus Course Number& Section Number

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