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# Syllabus2007 - SYLLABUS ECONOMICS 501.01 INTERMEDIATE...

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S YLLABUS E CONOMICS 501.01: I NTERMEDIATE M ICROECONOMICS Professor Patricia B. Reagan C ONTACT I NFORMATION E-mail: Telephone: 292-0192 or 442-7385 Office Address: 450 Arps Hall (1945 North High) Office Hours: Thursday 11:30-1:15 and by appointment Virtual Office Hours: [email protected] The web site for the course is: http://economics.sbs.ohio-state.edu/reagan/501 . Homework assignments and supplemental handouts will be posted at that site. G RADING Your grade for this course will be based on six problem sets, one mid-term exam, and a final exam. The fraction of the points allocated to each is shown below. The problem set with the lowest score will be dropped. Thus, your score on the problem sets will be calculated from your score on your five best problem sets. An alternative grade breakdown is provided for students who do poorly on the midterm but who do better on the final. Your score will be calculated using both point allocations, and the highest score will be chosen automatically. Grade Breakdown Alternative Grade Breakdown Best 5 Problem Sets (6% each) 30% 30% Midterm 30% 20% Final Exam 40% 50% You are responsible for all material in the classes and book. The midterm will cover chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, and 8. The final exam will be comprehensive with an emphasis on new material (chapters 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 17, 18). Exams will consist of short answer written questions. Notes and calculators are not permitted during the exams. M AKE U P P OLICY No make up exams will be provided for the midterm. Students missing the midterm for unavoidable and formally verifiable reasons will be graded on the alternative grade breakdown (out of a total of 80 points, i.e., homework has a weight of 3/8 and the final has a weight of 5/8). Students missing the final for unavoidable and formally verifiable reasons will be given a make up exam. Exams missed for avoidable or for unverifiable reasons will be assigned a grade of 0. P

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