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Sept12 - Announcements For students that require extended...

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CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER 1 The Science of Macroeconomics The Science of Macroeconomics slide 1 Announcements Announcements For students that require extended examination times, please see me after class The temporary web page is up; check for homework assignments Conference Sign Ups: If you have not done so, please see me after class Thursday’s conference will be math review Outline for today: Introduction Motivation Course Outline How ‘economists’ study economics
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CHAPTER 1 CHAPTER 1 The Science of Macroeconomics The Science of Macroeconomics slide 2 Motivations Motivations Some of your responses: General knowledge in order to understand current events (the world around us) Why are some so rich and others so poor Make $$; Concentration Requirements Why do we care about the macroeconomy? That is, what is the significance/importance of learning about the economy on a national/international level?
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