Su2011Zhang102_H6 - Syllabus for Introduction to...

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1 Syllabus for Introduction to Microeconomics 01: 220:102 Section H6 Summer 2011 Lecture: 6:00PM - 9:40 PM, Murray Hall Room 204 Mondays and Wednesdays, 7/11/2011-08/17/2011 Instructor: Xuelian Zhang Office: New Jersey Hall, Room 423 Email: [email protected] Office hour: 3:50PM – 5:50 PM on Wednesdays (tentative) Textbook : N. Gregory Mankiw, Principles of Microeconomics , 5 th edition. David Hakes, Study Guide , 5 th edition. A combined package with both items should be available in the Rutgers’ bookstore. Course learning outcomes: This course serves as an introduction to microeconomics. Students will learn: 1. Basic economic concepts including opportunity costs, scarcity, positive and normative economics 2. How to analyze production possibilities of firms and countries, the sources of their comparative advantages, and gains from trade 3. How to use the supply and demand model to understand how markets work. 4. How elasticity is calculated and its relevance to understanding markets. 5. How to analyze consumer behavior with respect to decisions about consumption, savings and employment. 6. How to analyze decisions firms make about pricing, output, employment and investment.
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course ECONOMICS 102 taught by Professor Perry during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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