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Microeconomics: Lecture 1 Introduction and Preliminaries
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10/26/10 Introduction 2 About the course This is a sophisticated introduction to economics for students like you! there will be some challenges, but you will be surprised by how much you will achieve! You will learn the most fundamental tools that economists use how modern economic theory allows us to understand economic phenomena
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10/26/10 Introduction 3 Two ‘teaching blocks’ Lecture : formal tools, language and analysis are introduced. Recitation by TA : go over problem sets and discuss other material 10 Problem Sets to be handed in.
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Course Blackboard Website: http://sternnewclasses.nyu.edu/ 1. lecture notes (slides) 2. problem sets and answer keys 3. sample exams 4. readings
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10/26/10 Introduction 5 Grading Policy Problem Sets 20% Quizzes 10% Midterm 30% Final 40% Weekly Problem Sets to be handed in and graded - TA’s go over the solutions in recitations. 2 quizzes 1 midterm (sample + review session) 1 final- CUMULATIVE (sample + review session)
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10/26/10 Introduction 6 Prerequisites Basic Algebra and Calculus Math Guide posted online TA’s will go over a related problem set with you in first recitation (week 2)
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About your professor Nationality : British Education : M.A. (Economics), University of Aberdeen, M.Phil. (Economics), University of Cambridge, Ph.D. (Economics), University of St Andrews Current Position : Clinical Associate Professor of Economics Previous Positions : Teaching : University of Edinburgh (Scotland), Florida State, Georgia Tech, University of Colorado at Denver, SUNY, Buffalo, QUT (Australia), Economist : HSBC Markets, (British) Government Economic Service, Cambridge Econometrics
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