Syllabus - EC201 Syllabus Spring 2010 Haider Economics 201:...

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EC201 Syllabus Spring 2010 Haider 1/8/2010 P. 1 Economics 201: Introduction to Microeconomics Lecture, Sections1-8: MW 9:10am -10:00am Lecture, Sections 9-16: MW 10:20am -11:10am B108 Wells Hall Instructor Steven Haider Contact Information: 210C Marshall-Adams; 355.1860;** Office Hours: 12:30pm – 2:30pm Wednesdays and by Appointment Course Website: On ANGEL **Please note, your primary contact for just about any course matter should be your assigned TA. Your TA will forward on to me any emails that I should handle. Teaching Assistants On ANGEL is a document titled “TAAssignments.” These TAs should be your primary contact for just about all course matters. You can email or see your TA during office hours in the Help Room (discussed next) for any specific questions you may have. All EC201 TAs, including those for other instructors, participate in staffing the Help Room, located in the East Wing, Second Floor of the MSU Library. The Help Room is staffed from 3:00pm to 9:00pm, Sunday through Thursday. Please feel free to use the Help Room during any of these hours for general economic questions or help with homework problems. The staffing schedule for the Help Room is posted on ANGEL (document entitled “HelpRoomHours”) if you would like to target your specific TA or other TAs from this course . Course Description This course provides an introduction to microeconomic analysis. At its core, economics is the study of how people, firms, and governments respond to incentives and the effect of these responses on the allocation of resources. We will develop the tools of economic analysis by examining supply and demand, how consumers and firms make their decisions, and the interaction of firms and consumers in the marketplace. We will then use these tools to examine important policy issues such as international trade, externalities, the role of markets and government, labor markets, and public assistance. Course Material Textbook Paul Krugman and Robin Wells, Microeconomics, 2 nd Edition. Worth has provided very favorable pricing for softbound and loose leaf editions of the course text/workbook combo, available at local books stores. However, you should
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EC201 Syllabus Spring 2010 Haider 1/8/2010 P. 2 feel free to obtain a copy of the text wherever you see fit. No specific problems will be assigned from the workbook—the package price for the combo was identical to the price for the book alone. Also note that the 2 nd edition is in its first year of printing, so the bookstores should be willing to purchase used editions at the end of the term. ANGEL Website
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