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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Econ 100B Course Outline Department of Economics Spring 2010 Spring 2010 1/13 Economics 100B Economic Analysis: Macroeconomics Professor Steven A. Wood Administrative Detail: Class Sessions: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., 2050 VLSB Textbook: Andrew B. Abel, Ben S. Bernanke, and Dean Croushore Macroeconomics , 6 th edition (5 th edition is also okay) Addison-Wesley, 2008 ISBN: 0321558456 Supplies: Colored pens or pencils Office & Hours: 520 Evans Hall, Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., and by appointment. E-mail Address: [email protected] Prerequisites: Economics 1, Economics 2 or PENR 1, and Math 1A or 16A. Course Description: This is a course in intermediate macroeconomics with an emphasis on real world applications. There are two main objectives for this course. 1. To develop simple models that can be usefully applied to generate realistic explanations about the behavior of important macroeconomic variables such as output and income, employment and unemployment, interest rates, the government budget balance, exchange rates and the current account balance, and inflation. 2. To apply these models to understand and interpret current and historical macroeconomic developments— including monetary and fiscal policy choices—and to make predictions about future macroeconomic events, primarily in industrialized countries.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Econ 100B Course Outline Department of Economics Spring 2010 Spring 2010 2/13 Discussion Sections: Section 101 Mondays & Wednesdays 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. 106 Wheeler GSI: Section 102 Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. 179 Stanley GSI: Section 103 Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. 110 Barker GSI: Section 104 Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. 106 Wheeler GSI: Section 105 Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 259 Dwinelle GSI: Section 106 Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. 250 Dwinelle GSI: Section 107 Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 101 Wheeler GSI: Section 108 Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. 259 Dwinelle GSI: Section 109 Mondays & Wednesdays 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. 101 Wheeler GSI: Section 110 Mondays & Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 106 Wheeler GSI: Section 111 Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. 187 Dwinelle GSI: Section 112 Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. 321 Haviland GSI: Section 113 Tuesdays & Thursdays 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. 2066 VLSB GSI: Section 114 Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. 87 Dwinelle GSI: Discussion section is important. Lectures move quickly. Discussion section with your GSI is a key part of learning the material. Your GSI will go over the material in the text and from the lectures. News articles will also be discussed in section. Your active participation in section will enhance your understanding of the course material which should be helpful on problem sets and exams.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Econ 100B Course Outline Department of Economics Spring 2010 Spring 2010 3/13 Learning Goals:
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