ECON%201000.Course%20Outline.Winter%202011 - CARLETON...

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CARLETON UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS WINTER 2011 ECON 1000W - INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS Instructor : Dr. Collins Ayoo Office : A-802 Loeb Office Hours : By Appointment Phone : 613 520 2600 Ext. 6668 Email : Class Time : MW from 6:05 pm - 8:55 pm Location : Southam Hall 416 TAs : TBA Web: A. Introduction This course provides an introduction to the field of economics, covering microeconomics and macroeconomics. It focuses on economic principles and concepts as well as on applications. Economic analysis is applied to a variety of contemporary issues, such as, trade and globalization; supply and pricing shocks and their economic implications; the causes of and policy remedies related to environment degradation; taxation and who bears the burden; the dimensions of poverty; the trade-offs between unemployment and inflation; labour markets and minimum-wage laws; monetary growth and inflation; as well as the relation between investment, productivity and economic growth. B. Required Texts Mankiw, Kneebone, McKenzie and Rowe (MKMR), Principles of Microeconomics , plus Student Study Guide , and MKMR,
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2011 for the course ECON 1000 taught by Professor Ayhoo during the Spring '10 term at California Coast University.

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