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Unformatted text preview: International Economics Introduction What is this course about? Syllabus Begin course material Micro/macro GDP Index of Openness Trade patterns Economics : study of choices people make given scarce resources Microeconomics: firms and households Macroeconomics: whole economy: Inflation, Unemployment, Economic growth International Economics: explain commercial interactions between countries Recession? http://money.cnn.com/video/#/video/news/2008/08/18/new Exports Strong in June http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid452319854 Is International Trade helpful or harmful? http://www.reason.tv/video/show/451.html Professor McCann 607 Kern Building, Phone # 814-865-6150 Office Hours: MWF 10 AM 11:30 AM Email: ksm19@psu.edu Economics Department Website: http://econ.la.psu.edu/ TA: __________________ Office Hours: __________ Email: ________________ TEXT : International Economics , Husted, 7 th edition ($127). Course Material Booklet ($11) Pencils, nonprogrammable calculator Components: % Mid-term 1 25% Mid-term 2 25% Homework 25 % Final (cumulative) 25 % TOTAL 100% Grading Scale:...
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This note was uploaded on 08/25/2009 for the course ECON 333 taught by Professor Yavas,cemilepan,lu during the Fall '06 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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E333_1stday_mccann1 - International Economics Introduction...

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