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LESON12B - wasn't asking for any favors. After the story...

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Econ 275 - Public Finance - Winter 1994 - 2/15/94 - Lesson #12 - leson12b.275-- Page -- Admin (10-15 minutes) Need to meet with groups--talk about briefly WIC/Medicaid-Combine groups? Currently 2 in each: suggest WIC as the topic GATT group--not really a public finance issue. There are government agencies that deal with trade--Department of commerce. Could look at US trade laws--anti-dumping statutes, Super 401 currently being discussed. Need to decide what to do about makeup exam. See thoughts below Useful material in leson15a-17a.475 Discuss Murray article (10-15 minutes) Chapter 7 - Welfare programs Poverty statistics Basic welfare programs Incentive effects. Printed:
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Econ 275 - Public Finance - Winter 1994 - 2/15/94 - Lesson #12 - leson12b.275-- Page -- Discussion about exam: I would like to have an anonymous discussion first in the hope that the students will be harsher not knowing the individual. I expect Matt to get little sympathy. Tell the short story of the two individuals. Make sure they understand that Layth
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Unformatted text preview: wasn't asking for any favors. After the story tell them that I instructed the first student to take the exam and that we would talk about it today in class. Relate story about the two individuals. A window into a professor's life: Friday I was contacted by two students. The first one called me about 2:00 pm and said that he hadn't had time to study for the exam and would it be possible for him or her to take the exam at a later date. Other school activities had consumed more time than expected in the time prior to the exam. The second student talked with me about 1/2 hour later. This student had just finished the exam, had done very poorly and asked me what the effect of doing poorly would be on his semester grade. He also told me that the reason for his poor showing was that a close relative had died three days previously and that he had been on the phone concerning that extensively over the days prior to the exam. Printed:...
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This note was uploaded on 07/08/2010 for the course ECON 275 taught by Professor Mcintyre during the Winter '05 term at BYU.

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