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Syllabus217f091 - F/09 AGEC 217, National Economics, PHYS...

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F/09 AGEC 217, National Economics, PHYS 114--MWF 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Lecture Topics (Page numbers referenced are Mini-Text posted on class Blackboard Home Page) Reading Assignment Due * Assignment Due in Class August 24 Introduction 26 What is Economics (Quiz over Syllabus) Threat Lawyers 28 The US Economy Biggest Bang 1 31 Scarcity and Choice Mass Miracle September 2 Supply and Demand (pp. 195-207) Real Culture 4 Market Price Determination Inequality 2 7 Labor Day—No class 9 Market Price Changes Ivy League 11 Command Price Changes Declining Value 3 14 Macro Economics Most Americans 16 Unemployment Job Loss 18 Welfare in the US Fathers 4 21 Inflation 23 Income and Spending (pp. 191-194) 25 Equilibrium and Full Employment GDP CEO’s 5 28 Multiplier (pp. 209-214) Credit Report 30 Review October 2 EXAM I 5 Fiscal Policy 7 Fiscal Policy 6 9 Review 12-13 Fall Break—No classes Mon/Tues 14 Money and Banking 16 Monetary Policy (pp. 215-221) Bank Funeral 7 19 Efficacy of Monetary and Fiscal Policy Short Banking 21 Economic Policy and Values Beat 70s 23 Business Fluctuations 8 26 The Depression 28 Last day to drop class 28 Review 30 EXAM 2 November 2 National Debt 4 Unemployment 6 Inflation 9 9 International Trade Terror 11 Comparative Advantage 13 International Monetary System 10 16 Balance of Payments 18 Macroeconomics in a World Economy 18 Last date late assignments earn credit 20 Value of the Dollar 11 23 Productivity and Growth Meal Ticket 25-28 Thanksgiving Vacation—No classes 30 Productivity and Growth December 2 Growth in the US 4 Growth in the US 12 7 Growth in the Less Developed Countries 9 Review 11 Review (Classes end on Saturday, Dec. 12) Final Date:_________________________________ Time:_________ Place:_______ *From Readings file on class website home page. Key word is shortened version of longer title.
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AGEC 217, National Economics, PHYS 114-MWF 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Professor: Robert W. Taylor, Krannert 635, Office: 765-494-4211 (Home: 765-743-4235 only 7-10 p.m .). E-mail: rtaylor2@purdue.edu . Office Manager: Mrs. Klotz, lrklotz@purdue.edu Krannert 631, 8-Noon, 1-4 p.m. M-F, 765-494-4208. Help Sessions this semester: Thursday 9:30 a.m . KRAN G-9 and 4:30 p.m . KRAN G-7 Friday 10:30 a.m . KRAN G-7. There is no problem with coming late or leaving early from help sessions. Office hours : Drop by Krannert 631 and sign in at the front counter to see Dr. Taylor (first come basis). Tuesday 9:30-10:20 a.m. Thursday Office Appointments: Sign on open slots on Dr. Taylor's office calendar located on the front desk in each class. Be sure to include your name, seat number and phone. Please call to cancel if you are unable to make your appointment. If You Have Trouble with Blackboard Vista -
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