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Unformatted text preview: Econ 2106/Bayaan Syllabus Fall 2006 Class Time: T111 3:00 — 4:25 Office Hours: 'l'I‘h 1 1:30 ~— 1:00 or by appointment 215 Contact: Email: iba aan .emo .cdu Phone: (404) 290—2343 Text: The vast majority of the material from the course will be taken from Michael Parkin Economics, seventh edition. However there will be several sections of this course where I will take material from other sources. Also many of the topics in the main text will also be supplemented with material from outside sources. Course Outline: This class in an introduction to the principles of microeconomics. The goal is to help you gain an understanding of how economics plays a role in day-to—day decisions as well as national and hitemational concerns. We will cover a wide range of topics, from supply and demand analysis, to the effects of taxation and other legislation. Hopefully, this course will help you analyze everyday problems within an economic framework. Examinationstrading: This class will have two midterm examinations and one cumulative final exam. The two midterms will be worth 25% each. The final exam will be worth 35%. No make-up tests will be given. There will 6—7 problem sets relating to the course material that are mandatory. The average of the grades for the problem sets will be worth 15%. Attendance is not mandatory, but a bonus 5% will be added to the final grade of any student who attends 85% or more of the classes. Course Content: All chapters refer to Perkin. Each section should take between 1-2 weeks to complete. I. The Basics Introduction to Microeconomics (Ch. 1) The Economic Problem (Ch. 2) Demand and Supply (Ch 3) Elasticity ((111.4) Efficiency vs. Equity (Ch. 5) Practical Application of Markets (Ch. 6) The Building Blocks of Demand (Ch. 7) Production (Ch 9.) Costs (Ch. 10) II. Market Power Perfect Competition (Ch. 1 1) Monopoly (Ch. 12) Other Forms of Market Power (Ch. 13) III. Government Regulation Regulation and Antitrust Law (Ch. 14) Public and Common Goods (Ch. 15) ...
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