Econ_100A_Syllabus - Department of Economics University of...

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Department of Economics Spring 2008 University of California Prof. Glenn Woroch Economics 100A MICRO-ECONOMIC ANALYSIS General. This course surveys the field of microeconomics at the intermediate level. It will cover the core concepts of consumer and producer behavior, market equilibrium and welfare analysis as well as imperfect competition and imperfect markets. Prerequisites include an economic principles course ( e.g. , Economics 1, 2 or 3, or EE&P 1) and an introductory calculus course ( e.g., Math 1A, 16A). It is not recommended that you take this course simultaneously with the prerequisites. While you are required to have calculus, I will use it as an alternative approach to convey key concepts. You can benefit from seeing the material through this other lens and you may discover a use for all that calculus you studied. Those who thirst for a more theoretical and more mathematical treatment of the same topics covered in this course are encouraged to take Economics 101A. Enrollment. Admission to the course will follow the standard TeleBears process. As usual, if you are unable to get an entry code, put your name on the waiting list. Neither the instructor nor the GSIs can admit you to the course. Econ majors, or students who will very soon be majors, are given preference. Contact the undergrad advisor, Jenny Cornet ( ), with questions about your standing. If you have any questions about enrollment or problems with the TeleBears process, please contact the Department’s GSI Coordinator, Jeff Butler ( ). He will hold daily office hours 9:00AM-12:00noon through Friday, February 1 st in 508-2 Evans to field enrollment problems. You must appear at one of the two discussion section during the first full week of class (i.e., Tuesday, Jan. 22 nd , through Monday, Jan 28 th ) to confirm your enrollment or else you will be dropped from the course . Lectures, Office Hours and General Availability. The course will meet for lecture in 2050 Valley Life Science Building every Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30-11:00 AM. Outside of lecture you can reach me in several ways, with email being the best: Office: 585 Evans Hall Phone: 642-4308 Email: Office hours: Tuesdays: 11:15AM – 12:15PM & Thursdays: 1:30-2:30 PM You are invited to contact myself or your official GSI any time, but please do not expect to receive a reply outside of normal business hours, i.e. , 9:00AM-5:00PM, Monday-Friday, holidays excluded. Furthermore, please always contact your official GSI first with regard to all course questions and issues. GSIs are only required to respond to email coming from one of their students. I available for broader course issues ( e.g. , request for incomplete, personal health problem, DSP) as well as lecture material. I will not, however, respond
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course ECON 100A taught by Professor Woroch during the Spring '08 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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Econ_100A_Syllabus - Department of Economics University of...

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