Econ 301 Syllabus

Econ 301 Syllabus - Perhaps the most valuable result of all...

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Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not; it is the first lesson that ought to be learned; and however early a man's training begins, it is probably the last lesson that he learns thoroughly. Thomas Huxley Economics 301. Intermediate Microeconomics. Fall 2006 Instructor: Salvador Navarro (snavarro@ssc.wisc.edu) Office: 6424 Social Sciences Office Hours: By appointment (or just drop by and see if I am available) Class Web Site: http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/~snavarro/301 . In the website you can find a copy of this syllabus. Announcements, problem sets, etc will be posted there so check it often. The Course: This is an intermediate course in microeconomics. The goal of the course is for students to get a better understanding of the tools used in microeconomics and, more importantly, to see the powerful insights one gains when said tools are applied to everyday problems. That being said, this requires a good deal of math which I will try to minimize. Text: Intermediate Microeconomics: A Modern Approach by Hal R. Varian. All texts (and editions) are very similar. If you want to use any other textbook, feel free to do so but be aware that I will follow Varian’s very closely. Course Requirements: Students are expected to attend lectures as well as a weekly
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