8-27-09 - ECONOMICS 100B Professor Martha Olney Lecture 1...

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ECONOMICS 100B Professor Martha Olney 8/27/09 Lecture 1 ASUC Lecture Notes Online is the only authorized note-taking service at UC Berkeley. Do not share, copy or illegally distribute (electronically or otherwise) these notes. Our student-run program depends on your individual subscription for its continued existence. These notes are copyrighted by the University of California and are for your personal use only. D O N O T C O P Y Sharing or copying these notes is illegal and could end note taking for this course. ANNOUNCEMENTS Handouts Welcome to Economics 100B. There are two handouts that are being passed out. The first is a copy of the syllabus. The second is a handout called, “Things You Should Know from Economics 1.” Course Website At the top of the syllabus is a link to the course website: http://emlab.berkeley.edu/~olney/fall09/econ100 b/. Old exams can be found on this site. You will also see a link for the Economics Answer Center, which offers free tutoring for this class. Both can be used as resources when you are studying. Section times, GSIs, and section locations are also on the course website. Also, you will find a link to the website for the book we are using in this class. Lastly, I have my office hours listed on the course website. They are Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30-10:30 in 691 Evans. bSpace We also have a bSpace for this course. All email announcements that are sent out to the class can be found in the Email Archive. Announcements are numbered so that you can find emails that you missed. Links for all assigned readings will be posted in the Resources tab as well as in email announcements. Prerequisites for this Course The prerequisite for this class is Economics 1 or a class that covers introductory microeconomics and macroeconomics. For the calculus prerequisite, you must know how to take a derivative. For example: We also need you to be comfortable with algebra and notation. For example, consumption, C, is a function of disposable income, Y D . Here are some examples: C = a + b * Y D C = C 0 + C Y * Y D C = F (Y D ) Enrollment The GSIs and I have no control over enrollment. For enrollment issues, please contact the head GSI, Juan Carlos Suarez at: [email protected] . To stay enrolled in this course, attendance in section is required this week and next week.
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ECONOMICS 100B ASUC Lecture Notes Online: Approved by the UC Board of Regents 8/27/09 D O N O T C O P Y Sharing or copying these notes is illegal and could end note taking for this course. 2 Textbooks The required textbook is Macroeconomics by J. Bradford Delong and Martha Olney. You must use the 2 nd edition since there have been significant revisions since the first edition. You can also purchase the international edition or a black and white photocopy version of the textbook available at the bookstore. Student
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