econ101w0702 - Introductory Economics Economics 101-300...

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(c) Sherrie A. Kossoudji Introductory Economics Economics 101--300 Lecture # 2 Sherrie A. Kossoudji If you print the preliminary version of these slides before class, please be aware that they are likely to change right up to class time.
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(c) Sherrie A. Kossoudji Please remember that reading these slides does not substitute for attending class. These slides are merely outline guides for what is discussed during the lecture.
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(c) Sherrie A. Kossoudji Today’s Class Brief Bits of Business—Introductions, GSi’s etc. What are economic models and how do we use them? How do economists think? What are typical economic problems? Principle concepts: opportunity cost, comparative advantage, gains from trade, efficiency Principle tools: the production possibilities curve, the margin WWWTP & practice problem
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(c) Sherrie A. Kossoudji Introductions My name is Sherrie Kossoudji My office is room 2788 School of Social Work Building My office hours are Thursdays1:00-2:30 My email address is kossoudj@umich.edu Please check syllabus first for your answer Please put econ 101 in the subject heading if you want an answer
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(c) Sherrie A. Kossoudji Introductions There are five GSI’s for this class: Head GSI—Seb Moosapoor, mseb@umich.edu Erik Johnson, johnsoep@umich.edu Laura Kawano, lkawano@umich.edu Andres Cooper, acoch@umich.edu Charles Taragin, ctaragin@umich.edu You will personally meet your GSI in this week’s discussion section. GSI’s are responsible for discussion sessions, office hours, office hours on the web, homework assignments, and will help prepare, review, and grade quizzes and exams. Be nice to your GSI. Notice change in GSI
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(c) Sherrie A. Kossoudji Class Organization Issues If you have any questions about class organization, please read the syllabus carefully (on the CTools web site, under the syllabus section) and to read through the lecture # 1 slides (on the CTools web site, under the resources section).
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Assignment and Grading Summary Assignment Date Points Sudoku degree of difficulty Syllabus contract January 19th 5 Easy Pretest/posttest January 12th, 24th 5 Easy Quizzes (3 count) See schedule 20 each Medium Midterm February 21st 50 Hard/Wicked Final April 24th 80 Hard/Wicked lecture quizzes (4) random 5 each Easy Graded homework See schedule Up to 40 points Easy/medium Total 260
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(c) Sherrie A. Kossoudji Printing PowerPoint Slides If you want to print copies of these PowerPoint slides, they will be accessible through the master web site following class. Often, a PRELIMINARY version of the slides will be available before class. Download the file onto your computer. After you click print, a print dialog box will pop up. Look at the bottom left hand corner. It will say “print what”? Choose handouts. Then choose the number of slides per page that you want printed. Also click on “greyscale” or black and white if you are using a color printer.
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Gerson during the Winter '08 term at University of Michigan.

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