Econ 112.10A

Econ 112.10A - Principles of Macroeconomics (Econ 112),...

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Principles of Macroeconomics (Econ 112), Fall 2009 Oxford College of Emory University MWF 10:40-11:30 (Section A) Instructor : Dr. Jasminka Ninkovic Office : Seney Hall, 316 Telephone : (770) 784-4689 e-mail: [email protected] O f f i c e H o u r s : MW: 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. TTh: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. or by appointment Book and Support Materials: Required: N. Gregory Mankiw, Principles of Macroeconomics , 5 th edition, South- Western, 2009 & Aplia access (see book buying options on the attached sheet) Recommended: The Economist I personally believe everybody should glance through The Economist every week. It is an excellent news source with well-written articles on a wide range of topics. Arguments are well organized and supported with evidence. (For an interesting exercise, compare it with the articles in Time or Newsweek .) Overview of the Course: The course focuses on the performance of the economy as a whole by discussing macroeconomic concepts such as unemployment, inflation, fiscal and monetary policy, budget deficit, income growth, banking institutions, interest rates, etc. Theory and measurement of key variables as well as policy issues are at the center of discussions. Expected Student Conduct: - be on time - participate in class discussion - read over the assigned material before the class - study on regular basis - please discuss with me any problems any problems you may have in the course or any suggestions to improve the course Examinations and Grading Policies: Exam I: 25% Oct 5 th Exam II: 25% Nov 16 th Final Exam: 30% comprehensive, Homework: 15%
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ECON 112 taught by Professor Patrón during the Fall '07 term at Emory.

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Econ 112.10A - Principles of Macroeconomics (Econ 112),...

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