Econ3080-003%20Spr%202011%20Syllabus

Econ3080-003%20Spr%202011%20Syllabus - Intermediate...

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Unformatted text preview: Intermediate Macroeconomics Econ 3080-003 Spring 2011 University of Colorado at Boulder Department of Economics Instructor: Stephen Nicar Office: Econ 304 email: nicar [at] colorado.edu Office hours: M, W 1:30 - 2:30 pm, or by appointment Class time: M, W, F from 3:00 - 3:50 pm Classroom: DUAN G125 Course website: Most material will be posted on CU Learn. Final exam: Tuesday, May 3 from 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm Required Text: Blanchard, Macroeconomics , 5th edition, Pearson/Prentice Hall Publishers. Course Description and Objectives: Macroeconomics is the study of aggregate economic performance, including both long-run growth and short-run fluctuations (“business cycles”). We will give brief attention to long- run growth issues, but will focus mostly on the standard topics of short-run macroeconomics, including income and employment determination, unemployment and inflation, exchange rates and the balance of payments, and monetary and fiscal policies. We will also discuss the appli- cation of macro theories to current issues (and perhaps some alternative theoretical approaches to macroeconomics and controversies about different approaches to macro policy). Prerequisites: 1. Economics prerequisites: ECON 1000 or 2020 2. Mathematics prerequisites: ECON 1078 & ECON 1088 or MATH 1300 or MATH 1310 or MATH 1081 or MATH 1080 & 1090 & 1100 or APPM 1350 or equivalent. The material covered in this course requires basic calculus. It will be assumed that every student has a working knowledge of calculus, and there will be no formal review of calculus techniques. The mathematics prerequisites will be strictly enforced. In addition, it will be as- sumed that every student is familiar with the vocabulary and basic concepts of macroeconomics. 1 Lectures: Attendance will be taken daily and if you miss more than 9 class meetings of the scheduled class meetings your course grade will be automatically lowered two levels (e.g. if you get a B+ but have missed 9 or more classes, your grade will be lowered to a B-). These absences are intended to cover both valid (illness, car breaking down, family emergency) and invalid reasons for missing class....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2011 for the course ECON 234 taught by Professor Koki during the Spring '11 term at Punjab Engineering College.

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