ecsylf06 - Spring SEMESTER 2006 Economics 2020 Economics...

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Economics 2020 Economics 2020 Principles of Microeconomics Principles of Microeconomics Dr. Patricia A. Duffy Dr. Patricia A. Duffy Spring SEMESTER 2006
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Text Economics 2 nd or 3 rd edition Frank and Bernanke You can buy it used online .
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General Course Objectives General Course Objectives Understand basic economic behavior of producers and consumers. Sharpen critical thinking skills. Lean simple methods of analyzing how that behavior affects market prices and the allocation of goods and services in our economy.
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Specific Skills Specific Skills Master Economic Vocabulary. Understand incentives. Learn Marginal Analysis.
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Economics in Action Economics in Action Whether it’s worth the effort to use a discount coupon. Whether it makes more sense to drive or take the bus. Why manufacturers offer new-car purchase incentives. Why some teachers helped students cheat on achievement tests. And what’s the deal with gas prices???
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ECONOMICS . . . ECONOMICS . . . . . . is not boring! It’s an discipline that explores the way motivations shape individual behavior and how that behavior collectively influences markets. exciting exciting
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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES READ YOUR SYLLABUS READ YOUR SYLLABUS! For any policy issue not covered in the syllabus, please see the Tiger Cub, the AU Bulletin, or the Faculty Handbook.
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Sign and Return Sign and Return The last page of your SYLLABUS The last page of your SYLLABUS!
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Grading 4 Hour Exams 54% Final Exam 25% 4 Unit Homeworks 8% Paper 8% Aplia assignments 5% Final will be weighted 35% and worst exam 3.5% if it improves student’s grade .
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Grading Scale 90.0-100 A 80.0-89.9 B 70.0-79.9 C 60.0-69.9 D Below 60 F I don't round up grades. 89.9 is a B.
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Exams Four hour exams. Four hour exams. Multiple choice and short answer. Multiple choice and short answer. Final is similar in format, but Final is similar in format, but comprehensive and therefore longer. comprehensive and therefore longer. Proposed exam schedule is in the Proposed exam schedule is in the syllabus. syllabus.
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course AGEC 7100 taught by Professor Duffy,p during the Fall '08 term at Auburn University.

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ecsylf06 - Spring SEMESTER 2006 Economics 2020 Economics...

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