E201-007 Syllabus

E201-007 Syllabus - ECON 201 007 Principles of...

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1 ECON 201 – 007 Principles of Microeconomics Winter 2011 Monday & Wednesday 10:00 am – 11:50 am, Pearl 101 Instructor: Xiaoqun (Chris) Zhu Office Hours: By Appointment Drexel University E-Mail: xz25@drexel.edu Course Objectives The course provides basic knowledge about microeconomics. After learning this course, students should be able to understand (a) the market force of supply and demand, and their determinants, (b) government policies and their influence in supply and demand, (c) consumers and producers and their surpluses, (d) the theory of international trade and its application, (e) the effects of taxation, (f) the costs of production, (g) firms’ behavior in a competitive market, (h) the basic concepts of factors of production, and (i) how consumers make their consumption choices. Course Materials 1. Required Textbook N. Gregory Mankiw, Principles of Microeconomics , 5th Edition, South-Western Cengage Learning, 2008. (ISBN 0324589980 ) 2. Highly Recommended but NOT Required N. Gregory Mankiw, Study Guide for Mankiw's Principles of Microeconomics , 5th Edition, South-Western Cengage Learning, 2008. (ISBN 0324591195 ) Course Requirements, Grading and Make-Up Policy 1. Students are required to read the chapter(s) before each class in order to facilitate class
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This note was uploaded on 04/26/2011 for the course ECON 201 taught by Professor Joyce during the Spring '07 term at Drexel.

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E201-007 Syllabus - ECON 201 007 Principles of...

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