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Unformatted text preview: Economics 103 Introduction to Macroeconomics Section H7 Class Time: T & TH 6:00-9:55 PM Instructor: James Hurley Office: NJ 427 Office Hours: T & Th 5:00-6:00 PM Book and Other References In this class we will be use the text Principles of Macroeconomics, 6th Edition by N. Gregory Mankiw. Older copies are probably fine, but I will assign readings from the current text. In addition to the assigned readings it is recommended that you keep up with the current economic events. To do so the following sources have excellent economics reporting and analysis: The Economist Wall Street Journal New York Times Business Week Barrons Foreign Policy Foreign Affairs . Student Learning Goals for Intro to Macroeconomic Theory Students who satisfactorily complete Introduction to Macroeconomic Theory will un- derstand and be able to articulate the core principles, concepts and theories of modern macroeconomics (the basic aggregate demand and supply model, the multiplier, the Keyne- sian, Classical and Monetarist models, the open-economy macro model, neo-classical and new growth theory, etc). Students will begin to develop the ability to interpret and analyze eco-growth theory, etc)....
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- Spring '08