Syllabus - Syllabus for Principles of Microeconomics Econ...

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Syllabus for Principles of Microeconomics Econ 101 – Section 05 – Spring 2007 Tulane University Professor: Stefano Barbieri Office: Tilton Hall, room 309B Office hours: Tue-Thu 10:00 – 11:00, or by appointment E-mail: [email protected] Class hours: Tue-Thu 11:00 – 12:15 Class room: Gibson Hall, room 126 Disabilities If you have a disability that may require accommodation with respect to completing the requirement of this course under the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the instructor immediately. Course Description and Goals Economics is the study of choice. Because we face many choices in various aspects of everyday life, economics has universal application. In this introductory course, you will learn how to make rational decisions using information about the costs and benefits of alternative actions. In other words, the goal of the course is to get you to think like an economist, and make intelligent decisions in your own life . In addition, learning to think about things from an economic point of view will give you a new perspective on firm behavior, government policies, day to day issues in your life, and world events. The topics introduced in this course include the pricing of goods and services, consumer decision-making, the theory of the firm, market structure, the determination of wages and the returns to capital. Prices play an important role in how people make decisions. Consequently,
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Barbieri during the Spring '07 term at Tulane.

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