57SyllabusS08 - AmherstCollege Spring2008...

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Amherst College  Department of Economics Spring 2008 Professor Geoffrey Woglom Economics 57: Macroeconomics Office: 211 Converse       Hours: Mon 3:30-4:30 Tues. 2-3  Phone: 2433       or by appointment.  E-mail:grwoglom Materials to Purchase from The Jeffrey Amherst College Store: N. Gregory Mankiw,  Macroeconomics,  6 th . edit.  2007 InterWrite PRS transmitters infrared (IR) version;  aka a “clicker” Grading: There will be 9 quizzes, 7 problem sets, a mini-exam, 2 mid-term exams, and a  final. In your final average, all of the quizzes will count 10 percent, all of the problem  sets 15 percent; the mini-exam 5 percent, each mid-term exam 20 percent, and the final  exam 30 percent. No make-up exams will be given. Students with a valid excuse for missing an  exam will have their averages based on the other graded assignments. Please note that  exams are scheduled in the evenings. If you have a conflict with this scheduling, notify  me immediately. Quizzes will begin promptly at the start of class and last for no more than 5  minutes. (e.g., This Wednesday there will be a five-minute quiz on Chs. 1-2 and the three  other readings). The lowest two quiz scores will be dropped, and the only excuse for  missing a quiz is a religious observance. Late problem sets will be penalized 25 percent, 
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course ECON 57 taught by Professor Woglom during the Spring '08 term at UMass (Amherst).

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