ECO 304L Syllabus - ECONOMICS 304L Introduction to Macroeconomics Spring 2010 Unique Nos 33525(MWF 11 am and 33530(MWF 2 pm Michael A Sadler Office

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ECONOMICS 304L: Introduction to Macroeconomics Spring 2010 Unique Nos. 33525 (MWF 11 am) and 33530 (MWF 2 pm) Michael A. Sadler Office: BRB 2.102B (512) 475 - 8517 [email protected] Office hours: Mondays, 3:00 – 4:00; Wednesdays, 9:30 – 10:30; and by appointment. Objectives: This class will provide you with an introduction to concepts and models of macroeconomics. By the end of the semester, you will understand the operation and effects of monetary and fiscal policy, theories on why some economies grow faster than others, how the international economy operates, and many other things. We will also discuss recent macroeconomic phenomena, such as the effects of the financial crisis, and the role of fiscal and monetary policy in dealing with the crisis. Teaching Assistants: TBD Textbook: The textbook is N. Gregory Mankiw, Principles of Macroeconomics , 5 th edition published by South-Western. There is also a study guide that you can purchase if you would like additional help and practice with the course materials and problems. It is authored by David R. Hakes. If you cannot find it in the bookstores, you can order a copy yourself from the bookstores or online. There is also a website for the book that I encourage you to explore: ( www.cengage.com/economics/mankiw ). Grades: Your grade in the course will be based on three midterm exams, four quizzes, and a comprehensive final exam. All exams are equally weighted. The final exam is optional, and will replace the lowest midterm exam score earned during the semester if you choose to take it. There will
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ECO 304L Syllabus - ECONOMICS 304L Introduction to Macroeconomics Spring 2010 Unique Nos 33525(MWF 11 am and 33530(MWF 2 pm Michael A Sadler Office

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