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Unformatted text preview: SESSION 1 SESSION 1 1 Introduction: Modern Economics SESSION 1: Introduction: Modern Economics SESSION 1: Introduction: Modern Economics EC 5 Principles of Economics • Teaching staff: • George Norman, William and Joyce Cummings Family Chair of Entrepreneurship and Business Economics • Teaching assistants: experienced graduate students • Please ensure that you are registered for a recitation. SESSION 1: Introduction: Modern Economics SESSION 1: Introduction: Modern Economics Economics 5: Principles of Economics • Objectives • Basics of Economic Analysis • Relevance to Everyday Life • Course Mechanics: • Website: http://blackboard.tufts.edu/ • Text: Stiglitz and Walsh, Economics: (4 th edition) • Grading: Homework = 20% • Midterms = 25% each • Final = 30% • Attendance: Class & Recitations • Contact: [email protected] SESSION 1: Introduction: Modern Economics SESSION 1: Introduction: Modern Economics Classroom Performance System • Intended to • Enhance understanding • Provide feedback on where things are going well and where I need to do more work • Improve participation • Check pre-conceptions • NOT for grading purposes • It is essential that you have an “iClicker” • The bookshop is keen to sell one to you – and will buy it back • It is equally essential that you bring the clicker to each class SESSION 1: Introduction: Modern Economics...
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2009 for the course ECON 5 taught by Professor Norman during the Fall '08 term at Tufts.

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