August 5, 2016Principles of Macroeconomics (ECO 2013-U01A)On-CampusU01A-53270 & RXA-53293Department of Economics, Florida International University (MMC)Summer A 2016 (May 16 – Jun 24)Instructor: Prasad BidarkotaLectures: T, R 09:30-11:45am in GC 140Office Hours: T, R 08:20-09:20am in DM 320AInstructor’s web: E-mail: [email protected]Office: DM 320ATel: (305) 348-6362Other Contact HoursStudents can talk to me immediately after lectures to clear up any questions they may have. They can also knock on my door anytime I am available either for consultationor to set up an appointment. Required Course MaterialsTextbook: N. Gregory Mankiw, Brief Principles of Macroeconomics, 7thEdition,Cengage Publishers, packaged with Aplia.Online Homeworks: To be done by registering with Aplia (Course Key: G22E-5P7L-N4BE). Details on Aplia are under Homework Assignments below in thissyllabus. Access to the website is through a paid semester-long subscription – details aregiven in this syllabus).Note: You cannot turn in required homework assignments for the course without a paidAplia subscription, after the grace period ends on May 30, 2016.Course ObjectivesTo provide students with an introduction to macroeconomics and its terminology.To introduce students to the broad measures of a macroeconomy (such as GNP,CPI, interest rates, etc.).To highlight some of the problems that macroeconomists address (such asunemployment, economic recessions, inflation, etc.).To understand the role of the government in creating economic policies to solvemacroeconomic problems.1
How to access your Aplia coursePrinciples of Macroeconomics Summer A 2016Instructor:Prasad BidarkotaStart Date:05/16/2016Course Key:G22E-5P7L-N4BEWhat is Aplia?Aplia is an online assignment solution. Students use Aplia to prepare for class and for their exams. Registration1.Connect to 2.Follow the prompts to register for your Aplia course.PaymentAfter registering for your course, you will need to pay for access using one of the options below:Online:You can pay online using a credit or debit card, or PayPal.
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