Econ+100B+_Fall+2011_+Syllabus

Econ+100B+_Fall+2011_+Syllabus - UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA...

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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Econ 100B Course Outline Department of Economics Fall 2011 Fall 2011 1/14 Economics 100B Economic Analysis: Macroeconomics Professor Steven A. Wood Administrative Detail: Class Sessions: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., 1 Pimentel Textbook: Frederic S. Mishkin OR Frederic S. Mishkin Macroeconomics: Policy and Practice Macroeconomics: Policy and Practice (Hardback) (Student Value Edition – Loose Leaf) Prentice Hall, 2012 Prentice Hall, 2012 ISBN-10: 0321436334 ISBN-10: 0131393650 ISBN-13: 978-0321436337 ISBN-13: 978-0131393653 Required Supplies: iClicker Set of colored pens or pencils (black, red, blue, and green) Office: 520 Evans Hall Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:15 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. and by appointment. E-mail Address: [email protected] Prerequisites: Economics 1, Economics 2 or PENR 1, and Math 1A or 16A. Course Description: This is a course in intermediate macroeconomics with an emphasis on real world applications. There are two main objectives for this course. 1. To develop simple models that can be usefully applied to generate realistic explanations about the behavior of important macroeconomic variables such as output and income, employment and unemployment, interest rates, the government budget balance, exchange rates and the current account balance, and inflation. 2. To apply these models to understand and interpret current and historical macroeconomic developments— including monetary and fiscal policy choices—and to make predictions about future macroeconomic events, primarily in the industrialized countries.
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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA Econ 100B Course Outline Department of Economics Fall 2011 Fall 2011 2/14 Discussion Sections: Section 101 Mondays & Wednesdays 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 87 Evans Section 102 Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 87 Evans Section 104 Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 87 Evans Section 105 Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 71 Evans Section 106 Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 255 Dwinelle Section 107 Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 87 Evans Section 108 Mondays & Wednesdays 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. B56 Hildebrand Section 111 Mondays & Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 242 Dwinelle Section 112 Mondays & Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 115 Kroeber Section 113 Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. 228 Dwinelle Section 114 Mondays & Wednesdays 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 2066 VLSB Section 115 Mondays & Wednesdays 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 250 Dwinelle Discussion section is important. Lectures move quickly. Discussion section with your GSI is a key part of learning the material. Your GSI will go over the material in the text and from the lectures and answer any question you may have. News articles will also be discussed in section. Your active participation in section will enhance your understanding of the course material which should be helpful on problem sets and exams.
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