Econ 1A syllabus

Econ 1A syllabus - ECONOMICS 1A PRINCIPLES OF...

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ECONOMICS 1A: PRINCIPLES OF MACROECONOMICS Foothill College Fall Quarter, 2011 CLASS INFORMATION Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon to 2:15 p.m. Room 3404 Section 04 Text (Required) Macroeconomics , 7 th Edition by David C. Colander Web (Required) http://myetudes.org/portal For login help http://www.foothill.edu/fga/logininstructions.php INSTRUCTOR Denise Geschke, MBA/CPA by appointment Email [email protected] Dept. Phone 650.949.7322 COURSE GOALS AND STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES This course will provide an understanding of fundamental macroeconomic concepts including economic reasoning and terminology, supply & demand, economic growth, unemployment, economic indicators, macroeconomic models, fiscal policy, money and banking, monetary policy inflation and deficits. Specifically, the Student Learning Outcomes for this class are: Employ the supply and demand model to predict market responses to shocks. Illustrate and explain unintended consequences resulting from government interference in the marketplace. Illustrate and critically assess the aggregate economy using a macroeconomic model or models. Analyze and critically assess the effectiveness of fiscal and monetary policy and their relationship to inflation, unemployment, and the overall business cycle. Your grade will be based on the following: Homework Assignments 100 points Assignments are listed on Etudes Exam 1 80 points Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 (65 questions) Exam 2 140 points
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2011 for the course ECON 1 taught by Professor Farin during the Spring '10 term at Foothill College.

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