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Course Information What is this course about? Review Uncertainty Econ 100B: Microeconomic Theory Winter 2011
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Course Information What is this course about? Review Uncertainty Class Information Read the syllabus and check out the FAQ! Web: http://econ.ucsb.edu/ ~ grossman/Econ100BW11 Instructor: Zack Grossman: grossman[at]econ.ucsb.edu Office hours: Friday, 1:30 - 2:50pm, GIRV 1115 (drop-in) Tuesday, 1:45 - 2:15, NH 3049 (by appointment) Materials: 1. Intermediate Microeconomics (7th or 8th ed.) by Hal Varian 2. Workouts in Intermediate Economics by Ted Bergstrom and Hal Varian ( recommended ) 3. iClicker Waitlist: https://waitlist.ucsb.edu/
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Course Information What is this course about? Review Uncertainty Exams & Grading Midterm 1 (20%): January 25, in class Midterm 2 (20%): February 17, in class Final (50%): Tues., March 15 (here) Diagnostic quizzes (in section), section participation (5%): see syllabus for dates, first one next week! Clicker questions (5%): about 2/day, .25 pts. for participation and .25 pts. for accuracy each week
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Course Information What is this course about? Review Uncertainty Recipe for Success Attend the class, participate in clicker questions, and ask questions that will help you understand better Do practice problems Attend and participate in section Come to office hours whenever you have questions, and do not wait until a week before an exam
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Course Information What is this course about? Review Uncertainty Teaching Assistants Name Email OH Greg Leo gleo[at]umail TR 2-3, PHELP 1420 Dan Saunders saunders[at]econ R 9-11, HSSB 1237 Rish Singhania hs[at]econ F 5-7, PHELP 1448 Anand Shukla ajshukla[at]umail F 12:30-2:30, TD-W 2600 Rebecca Toseland toseland[at]econ M 4-6, HSSB 2251 Kevin Welding welding[at]econ M 9-11, 434 0121
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Course Information What is this course about? Review Uncertainty Important Skills To succeed in this class, you should be comfortable with Solving 100A-style utility-maximization problems Simplifying algebraic expressions Solving linear equations Solving systems of 2 equations w/ 2 variables Taking basic derivatives
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Course Information What is this course about? Review Uncertainty Econ 100A vs. Econ 100 B Things you studied in Econ 100A An individual’s consumption decision A firm’s production decision What you will study in Econ 100B Trade between consumers and producers in markets Requires: aggregating behavior of many consumers, producers
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